Accident
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Status:
Datum:Samstag 28 September 1963
Zeit:20:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7B
Fluggesellschaft:Eastern Air Lines
Kennzeichen: N843D
Werknummer: 45449/952
Baujahr: 1958
Betriebsstunden:15975
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 40
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 45
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN (BNA) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN (BNA/KBNA), USA
Unfallbericht:
The DC-7 landed in foggy and rainy weather conditions. Due to overcontrolling of reverse thrust the nose landing gear collapsed. The aircraft sustained irreparable damage.

PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
pilot in command - improper operation of powerplant & powerplant controls
miscellaneous acts,conditions - thrust reversal-asymmetrical
FACTOR(S)
pilot in command - failed to initiate go-around
weather - low ceiling
weather - rain
miscellaneous acts, conditions - poorly planned approach
miscellaneous acts, conditions - overload failure

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB File 1-0058


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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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