ASN Aircraft accident Lockheed L-1649A Starliner N8081H Stockton, CA
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Saturday 28 September 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic stlr model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1649A Starliner
Operator:Willair International
Registration: N8081H
MSN: 1026
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Stockton, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Stockton Airport, CA (SCK/KSCK), United States of America
Shortly before touchdown the right main landing gear struck a 7 inch raised lip of a blast pad 102 feet short of the runway. The gear collapsed, causing irreparable damage to the aircraft.

Probable Cause:

dual student - misjudged distance and altitude
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
miscellaneous acts, conditions - overload failure

Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap

» NTSB File 3-4637


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