Accident
Last updated: 21 December 2014
Status:Definitief
Datum:vrijdag 12 mei 1972
Tijd:11:12
Type:Lockheed 18 Learstar
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Carolina Aircraft Corp.
Registratie: N211L
Constructienummer: 18-2626
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Okeechobee, FL (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Zaken
Vliegveld van vertrek:Fort Lauderdale (unknown airport), FL, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Raleigh/Durham Airport, NC (RDU/KRDU), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The Lockheed Learstar lost control in a thunderstorm. Both wings and the horizontal and vertical stabilizers separated in flight. The aircraft's gyro had rust and corrosion. Pilot in command was Carl Boy, one of the founders of Carolina Aircraft Corp.

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
pilot in command - continued VFR flight into adverse weather conditions
pilot in command - exceeded designed stress limits of aircraft
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure
weather - thunderstorm activity
weather - turbulence, associated with clouds and/or thunderstorms
miscellaneous acts,conditions - separation in flight
instruments/equipment and accessories - flight and navigation instruments: other
miscellaneous acts,conditions - corroded/corrosion
personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: inadequate maintenance and inspection
weather briefing - briefed by flight service personnel, by phone
weather forecast - forecast substantially correct

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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