Vliegtuigongeval op 19 MAY 1990 met Douglas DC-3A N1FN - Capon Bridge, WV
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:zaterdag 19 mei 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:K&K Aircraft
Registratie: N1FN
Constructienummer: 11685
Bouwjaar: 1943
Aantal vlieguren:34906
Motoren: 2 Wright R-1820
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Capon Bridge, WV (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Manoeuvreren (MNV)
Soort vlucht:Sproeivlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Martinsburg-Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport/Shepherd Field, WV (MRB/KMRB), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Winchester Municipal Airport, VA (WGO/KOKV), Verenigde Staten
The DC-3 collided with power lines during a swath run, climbed gradually, entering a steep nose high attitude. The aircraft stalled and crashed from a height of 1200 feet agl.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Inadequate visual lookout by the pilots of the DC-3, which resulted in their failure to see-and-avoid the power lines. Factors related to the accident were: the obstruction (transmission wires), and the lack of visual cues for the pilots."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years
Accident number: BFO90FA046
Download report: Summary report

» ICAO Adrep Summary 3/94 (#86)
» Scramble Vol.12, nr.03


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Martinsburg-Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport/Shepherd Field, WV en Winchester Municipal Airport, VA bedraagt 32 km (20 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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