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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:maandag 18 juli 1977
Tijd:05:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Unknown
Registratie: N459
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Sheridan, WY (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Manoeuvreren (MNV)
Soort vlucht:Sproeivlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Sheridan Airport, WY (SHR/KSHR), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Sheridan Airport, WY (SHR/KSHR), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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

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