Accident
Last updated: 25 April 2014
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Datum:zaterdag 21 december 1963
Tijd:11:42 CST
Type:Convair CV-580
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Union Oil Company of California
Registratie: N7601
Constructienummer: 452
Bouwjaar: 1957
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Midland Air Terminal, TX (MAF) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Zaken
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Midland Air Terminal, TX (MAF/KMAF), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
When flaps were extended on approach, the Convair began a series of uncontrolled pitch-up and pitch-down oscillations, crashed and slid onto runway 10. A layer of ice (0,5 inch high, 2,5 inch wide) was found on the wing.

PROBABLE CAUSE: Failure of crew to utilize full deicing and anti-icing capabilities in known icing conditions.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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