Accident
Last updated: 1 November 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Dienstag 15 Mai 1979
Zeit:14:55
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54S (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Biegert Aviation
Kennzeichen: N44905
Werknummer: 22159
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mesa-Falcon Field, AZ (MSC) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Test
Flug von:Mesa-Falcon Field, AZ (MSC), USA
Flug nach:Chandler-Stellar Air Park, AZ (SLJ), USA
Unfallbericht:
The C-54 did not lift off on takeoff, overran the runway and collided with a dirt bank. The elevator gust locks were not removed prior to take-off.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
pilot in command - failed to abort takeoff
FACTORS:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - checklist-failed to use
miscellaneous acts,conditions - gust locks engaged

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Mesa-Falcon Field, AZ to Chandler-Stellar Air Park, AZ as the crow flies is 25 km (16 miles).

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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