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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Estado:Final
Fecha:lunes 9 diciembre 1968
Hora:18:30
Tipo:Lockheed L-1649A Starliner
Operador:Fly by Night Safaris
Registración: N7314C
Numéro de série: 1016
Año de Construcción: 1957
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 96
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 104
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV (LAS) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV (LAS/KLAS), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Prior to departure from Las Vegas (LAS), the airplane was erroneously serviced with jet fuel. On takeoff the Starliner became airborne prior to V2 speed. A partial loss of power forced the pilot to carry out a belly landing. Parts of the propellers broke of as they contact the runway. Fragments punctured the fuselage.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: improperly serviced aircraft (ground crew)
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fuel contamination-exclusive of water in fuel
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fuel grade-improper
pilot in command - premature lift-off
miscellaneous acts,conditions - intentional wheels-up

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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