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Accident
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:sábado 11 agosto 1951
Hora:09:25
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3D
Operador:Air France
Registración: F-BAXB
Numéro de série: 42971
Año de Construcción: 1946
Horas Totales de la Célula:5750
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Moisville (   Francia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Entrenamiento
Aeropuerto de Salida:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Francia
Descripción:
The DC-3 departed Le Bourget Airport at 07:50 on a flight to test a new type of air scoop, fitted to one of the engines. At 09:25 witnesses saw the aircraft break up in flight and crash.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Abnormal flight maneuver made when the crew experienced difficulty in resuming normal flight on the two engines. Overspeed, reduction of pitch or difficulty in restarting the engine may have created a dangerous situation and caused the aircraft to stall in dissymmetrical flight, thus subjecting the airframe to stresses accompanied by buffeting which was either alternating or exceeded the design limits of the structure and caused the tail-plane to break off."

Fuentes:
» ICAO Circular 38-AN/33 (16-18)


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