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Estado:
Fecha:martes 5 mayo 1970
Hora:03:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation
Operador:North Slope Supply Comp
Registración: N174W
Numéro de série: 4636
Año de Construcción: 1956
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Barrow-Point Barrow Airport, AK (PBA) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI/PAFA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Barrow-Point Barrow Airport, AK (PBA), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The Constellation undershot the runway on landing and collided with a snow bank. This caused the left main gear to collapse and the left wing and tail to fail.
Weather was poor: blowing snow and poor visibility.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
pilot in command - misjudged distance,speed,and altitude
terrain - snow-covered
FACTOR(S)
weather - snow
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: snow on runway

Fuentes:
» NTSB File 3-1076


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