Vliegtuigongeval op 24 SEP 1973 met Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation N566E - Gary Regional Airport, IN (GYY)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:maandag 24 september 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Holy Nation of Islam Inc
Registratie: N566E
Constructienummer: 4838
Bouwjaar: 1958
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Gary Regional Airport, IN (GYY) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kansas City (unknown airport), MO, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Gary Regional Airport, IN (GYY/KGYY), Verenigde Staten
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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