Accident
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 10 mayo 1973
Hora:15:09
Tipo:Curtiss C-46A-55-CK Commando
Operador:Joel Guinn
Registración: N446M
Numéro de série: 133
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
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:5 km (3.1 milles) de Ellington AFB, TX (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Houston-Ellington Field, TX (EFD/KEFD), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Miami (unknown airport), FL, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The C-46 departed Ellington AFB 1120lbs overloaded. On climbout the right propeller oversped. The crew was unable to lower the gear and carried out a wheels-up landing in a field along the I-45 west of the airport.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
powerplant - propeller and accessories: other
miscellaneous - foreign material affecting normal operations
personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: inadequate maintenance and inspection
pilot in command - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improperly loaded aircraft-weight-and/or c.g.
FACTORS:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improper emergency procedures
miscellaneous acts,conditions - intentional wheels-up

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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