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Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:jeudi 3 juin 1971
Heure:01:25 UTC
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Immatriculation: PH-MOA
Numéro de série: 33353/16605
Année de Fabrication: 1945
Heures de vol:6372
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90D
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 4
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 32
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 36
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Southend Municipal Airport (SEN) (   Royaume Uni)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Charter International
Aéroport de départ:Southend Municipal Airport (SEN/EGMC), Royaume Uni
Aéroport de destination:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Pays-Bas
The Moormanair DC-3 was chartered to fly Ajax football supporters back to the Netherlands.
Following a fall in manifold pressure and the discovery of an oil leak in the starboard engine soon after a night takeoff the pilot decided to return to Southend Airport for an emergency landing. In order to avoid an overshoot he used 15 degrees of flap for the landing which resulted in a higher than normal airspeed at touchdown. The aircraft touched down about half-way along the runway in use, overran the paved area and collided with an earth bank. Of the thirty-two passengers and four crew on board the aircraft, two passengers were injured. The aircraft was substantially damaged.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: "The accident was due to a late touchdown and inappropriate use of the flaps. Insufficient braking efficiency resulted in a higher speed of overrun than would have otherwise occurred."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 6 months
Accident number: AAR 1/1973
Download report: Final report
Language: English


photo of Douglas-C-47B-PH-MOA
accident date: 03-06-1971
type: Douglas C-47B (DC-3)
registration: PH-MOA
photo of Douglas-C-47B-PH-MOA
accident date: 03-06-1971
type: Douglas C-47B (DC-3)
registration: PH-MOA
photo of Douglas-C-47B-PH-MOA
accident date: 03-06-1971
type: Douglas C-47B (DC-3)
registration: PH-MOA

Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Southend Municipal Airport et Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport est de 289 km (180 miles).

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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