Accident description
Last updated: 27 November 2014
Status:Final
Date:Tuesday 24 January 1967
Time:14:28
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6
Operator:Saturn Airways
Registration: N74841
C/n / msn: 43056/50
First flight: 1947
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK), United States of America
Narrative:
The DC-6 swerved after landing when asymmetrical reverse thrust was applied. The DC-6 was damaged beyond repair.

PROBABLE CAUSES:
dual student - failed to maintain directional control
dual student - improper operation of powerplant & powerplant controls
miscellaneous acts, conditions - thrust reversal-asymetrical
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
FACTORS:
pilot in command - lack of familiarity with aircraft
miscellaneous acts, conditions - overload failure

Sources:
» NTSB


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