Crash-aerien 14 JAN 1965 d'un Lockheed 18 Learstar I N512V - Detroit-Willow Run Airport, MI (YIP)
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:jeudi 14 janvier 1965
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18 Learstar I
Compagnie:Burroughs Corp.
Immatriculation: N512V
Numéro de série: 18-2580
Année de Fabrication: 1943
Heures de vol:7877
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Detroit-Willow Run Airport, MI (YIP) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Aéroport de départ:Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW/KDTW), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW/KDTW), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
The Lodestar pilots were cleared for an approach to Detroit-Willow Run Airport runway 05R. While on final approach the crew indicated that they were going around. Immediately after pulling up the aircraft entered a steep left turn, pitching slightly nose down. The left wing of the airplane struck the ground 919 feet left of and 1900 feet beyond the end of the runway. The aircraft crashed and burned 474 feet further on.
Right flap cable failed during flap retraction. Crashed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A split-flap condition resulting from failure of the right flap retract cable caused by cable misalignment"

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