Accident
Last updated: 30 September 2014
Status:
Datum:Samstag 19 April 1975
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Air Liberia
Kennzeichen: EL-AAB
Werknummer: 12054
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Monrovia-Roberts International Airport (ROB) (   Liberia) show on map
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Linienflug
Flug von:Monrovia-Roberts International Airport (ROB/GLRB), Liberia
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
At 72 knots IAS in take-off, the aircraft started yawing to the right. The pilot couldn't counter the yaw and the aircraft ran off the side of the runway. Both gears were sheared off and the DC-3 came to rest 160m from the runway edge.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Deflation of the right tire.


Informationsquelle:
» Aviation News 16.05.1975


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