Accident
Last updated: 27 November 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 19 febrero 1971
Hora:09:15
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-25-DK (DC-3)
Operador:E.W. Brown
Registración: N99H
Numéro de série: 15840/32588
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Houston, TX (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Prueba
Aeropuerto de Salida:Houston (unknown airport), TX, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Houston (unknown airport), TX, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The right main gear brake dragged on takeoff, forcing the pilot to make an intentional ground loop to avoid trees. The plane sustained irreparable damage. The braking assembly had been changed and adjusted two days prior to the accident.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
airframe - landing gear: braking system (normal system)
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improper clearance-tolerance
personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: inadequate maintenance and inspection
pilot in command - delayed action in aborting takeoff
miscellaneous - evasive maneuver to avoid collision
miscellaneous acts,conditions - intentional ground-water-loop-swerve

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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