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Last updated: 16 October 2021
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:mercredi 18 janvier 1978
Heure:15:03
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Compagnie:Frontier Airlines (FL)
Immatriculation: N982FL
Numéro de série: 465
Année de Fabrication: 1975
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 1 / à bord: 1
Total:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Pueblo Memorial Airport, CO (PUB) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: Au décollage (TOF)
Nature:Entrainement
Aéroport de départ:Pueblo Memorial Airport, CO (PUB/KPUB), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Pueblo Memorial Airport, CO (PUB/KPUB), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Détails:
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

Sources:
» NTSB


Photos

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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