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Last updated: 17 October 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 18 enero 1978
Hora:15:03
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operador:Frontier Airlines (FL)
Registración: N982FL
Numéro de série: 465
Año de Construcción: 1975
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Pueblo Memorial Airport, CO (PUB) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Entrenamiento
Aeropuerto de Salida:Pueblo Memorial Airport, CO (PUB/KPUB), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pueblo Memorial Airport, CO (PUB/KPUB), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The flight, to check out a newly hired pilot, took off at 13:00. A runway 27 VOR approach was carried out, followed by circling approach and full stop landing on runway 17. The Twin Otter took off again from runway 17 and was seen to attain an extreme nose-high attitude. The aircraft reached a height of 100-150 feet, nosed over and crashed. The flaps were found fully extended in the 30-degree position, while the normal setting for takeoff of 10 degrees.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
check pilot - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
check pilot - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.
check pilot - misused or failed to use flaps

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-300-N982FL
accident date: 18-01-1978
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
registration: N982FL
 

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