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Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 27 octubre 1974
Hora:23:36
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100 Hercules
Operador:Alaska International Air
Registración: N102AK
Numéro de série: 4234
Año de Construcción: 1967
Motores: 4 Allison 501-D22
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Old Man's Camp, AK (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI/PAFA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bettles Airport, AK (BTT/PABT), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The aircraft took off from Fairbanks at 21:08 for an IFR flight to Bettles, then proceeding visually to the Detrich camp.
The aircraft was seen descending for Bettles when it suddenly made a 360deg roll, with parts of the wing fluttering to the ground. The remainder spiralled down until it struck the ground. The right wing had failed near Station 183 (near the no. 3 engine) in moderate turbulence.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: inadequate maintenance and inspection
powerplant - engine structure: other
airframe - wings: other
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fatigue fracture
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - separation in flight

Fuentes:
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Distance from Fairbanks International Airport, AK to Bettles Airport, AK as the crow flies is 285 km (178 miles).

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