Descripción del Accidente ASN 18 MAY 1966 Douglas DC-7 N6339C - Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:mircoles 18 mayo 1966
Hora:17:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7
Operador:United Airlines
Registración: N6339C
Numéro de série: 45153/822
Año de Construcción: 1957
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Entrenamiento
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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

Fuentes:
» NTSB file # 1-0038


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