Unfallbericht:A full flap landing was carried out, followed by flap-retraction to practice a no-flap takeoff. The Fairchild veered left upon rotation and cartwheeled off the runway, coming to rest 557 feet left of the runway and 6000 feet from the takeoff end. It appeared that the right inboard and outboard flaps were fully extended; the left inboard flap was extended 17 degrees and the left outboard flap was fully retracted.
|Datum:||Freitag 16 April 1965|
|Fluggesellschaft:||Bonanza Air Lines|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV (LAS) (USA)
|Flugphase:|| Start (TOF)|
|Flug von:||Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV (LAS/KLAS), USA|
|Flug nach:||Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV (LAS/KLAS), USA|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "An asymmetrical flap condition during takeoff caused by foreign object jamming of the flap gear box and malfunction of the rotary flap actuator assembly. Inadequate maintenance and inspection. Inadequate function of the asymmetrical flap warning indicator."
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Distance from Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV to Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).
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.