Accident description
Last updated: 20 April 2014
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 1 May 1969
Time:08:11
Type:Canadair CL-44D4-2
Operator:Mobil Oil
Registration: N446TW
C/n / msn: 15
First flight: 1962
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:West Kuparuk, AK (XPU), United States of America
Destination airport:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), United States of America
Narrative:
Undercarriage collapse after heavy landing. The co-pilot didn't level off correctly and supervision by the captain was inadequate.


PROBABLE CAUSE:
copilot - improper level off
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
FACTORS:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - pilot fatigue
miscellaneous acts,conditions - seat belt not fastened
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure

Sources:
» NTSB


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