Narrative:The DC-3 lifted off prematurely and climbed with the gear still extended. The plane eventually stalled and spun to the ground. The pilot didn't possess the required DC-3 type rating. The DC-3 had been imported from Panama but no certificate of airworthiness had been issued yet.
|Date:||Tuesday 12 June 1979|
|C/n / msn:|| 43073|
|First flight:|| 1946|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, FL (FXE) ( United States of America)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Departure airport:||Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, FL (FXE/KFXE), United States of America|
pilot in command - premature lift-off
pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
pilot in command - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.
Loss of control