Accident
Last updated: 24 September 2014
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 19 abril 1975
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Air Liberia
Registración: EL-AAB
Numéro de série: 12054
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 25
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Monrovia-Roberts International Airport (ROB) (   Liberia) show on map
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Pasajeros Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Monrovia-Roberts International Airport (ROB/GLRB), Liberia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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.


Fuentes:
» Aviation News 16.05.1975


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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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