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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Montag 7 September 1981
Zeit:11:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kaiser-Frazer C-119L Flying Boxcar
Fluggesellschaft:J.D. Gifford and Associates
Kennzeichen: N8504W
Werknummer: 256
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Dahl Creek Airport, AK (DCK) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Unbekannt
Flug von:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), USA
Flug nach:Dahl Creek Airport, AK (DCK), USA
Unfallbericht:
The right hand main landing gear shear pin failed, causing the gear to collapse. Aircraft damaged beyond repair.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
airframe - landing gear: gear locking mechanism
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure

Informationsquelle:
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Distance from Anchorage International Airport, AK to Dahl Creek Airport, AK as the crow flies is 718 km (449 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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