Accident
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:Definitief
Datum:zaterdag 2 december 1978
Tijd:13:13
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:SMB Stage Line
Registratie: N41447
Constructienummer: 12987
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Des Moines, IA (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Chicago (unknown airport), IL, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Des Moines Airport, IA (DSM/KDSM), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The DC-3 struck the upslope of an embankment, 300 feet short of the runway 03 threshold. Windshield icing restricted the visibility of both pilots.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - misjudged distance and altitude
FACTORS:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - airframe ice
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ice-windshield
weather - icing conditions-includes sleet,freezing rain,etc.

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