Flugunfall 18 MAY 1966 einer Douglas DC-7 N6339C - Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Mittwoch 18 Mai 1966
Zeit:17:40
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7
Fluggesellschaft:United Airlines
Kennzeichen: N6339C
Werknummer: 45153/822
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Ausbildungsflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), USA
Unfallbericht:
On landing the nose wheel tire recap separated, striking and disconnecting the nose gear torque link pins. The landing gear leg then collapsed. The DC-7 named "Mainliner Capt. Ralph Johnston" was consequently sold to Barter Machinery & Supply and broken up.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
airframe - landing gear: nosewheel assemblies
airframe - landing gear: wheels,tires,axles
miscellaneous acts, conditions - material failure
FACTOR(S)
miscellaneous acts, conditions - vibration, excessive

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB file # 1-0038


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