Descripción del Accidente ASN 24 SEP 1973 Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation N566E - Gary Regional Airport, IN (GYY)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:lunes 24 septiembre 1973
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation
Operador:Holy Nation of Islam Inc
Registración: N566E
Numéro de série: 4838
Año de Construcción: 1958
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Gary Regional Airport, IN (GYY) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kansas City (unknown airport), MO, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Gary Regional Airport, IN (GYY/KGYY), Estados Unidos de América
The co-pilot carried out the landing at Gary Airport, but didn't level off properly causing a heavy landing. The left main gear collapsed and a fire broke out.

Probable Cause:

copilot - improper level off
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure



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