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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:lunes 18 julio 1977
Hora:05:35
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Operador:Unknown
Registración: N459
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Sheridan, WY (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Maniobras (MNV)
Naturaleza:Agricultura
Aeropuerto de Salida:Sheridan Airport, WY (SHR/KSHR), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Sheridan Airport, WY (SHR/KSHR), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The DC-3 was performing aerial work near Sheridan when it made a 45-degree turn in order to position itself for another swath run. The aircraft entered a valley, hit a ridge, crashed and caught fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
pilot in command - improper in-flight decisions or planning
pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
miscellaneous acts,conditions - flew into blind canyon

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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