Accident
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:martes 4 agosto 1959
Tipo:Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor
Operador:Johnson Flying Service
Registración: N8419
Numéro de série: 5-AT-58
Año de Construcción: 1929-06-29 (30 years 1 months)
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Moose Creek, ID (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Extinción de Fuego
Aeropuerto de Salida:Grangeville-Idaho County Airport, ID, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Moose Creek Airstrip, ID, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The Tri-Motor took off from the Grangeville to deliver goods to the backcountry airstrip at Moose Creek on the Nezperce National Forest and to drop two smokejumpers on a fire burning on Pettibone Ridge. Aboard the aircraft were a forest supervisor, a smokejumper foreman and two smokejumpers. When landing at Moose Creek to drop off the supplies before dropping the jumpers, the aircraft crashed into the trees at the end of the dirt runway and burst into flames.

Fuentes:
» The Missoulian
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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