Narrative:The DC-3 became airborne after a 500m run and climbed to 10m when it banked right. The aircraft lost height and the wing struck the ground; a wheels-up landing was made.
|Date:||Friday 5 December 1969|
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
|C/n / msn:|| 9783|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||El Tepual ( Chile)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
PROBABLE CAUSE: Incorrect installation of aileron controls in the vicinity of the control column.
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.