Accident
Last updated: 18 September 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Samstag 28 April 1984
Zeit:16:30 MST
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-118A
Fluggesellschaft:Intercontinental Aircraft Lease
Kennzeichen: N92860
Werknummer: 44619/549
Baujahr: 1955
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:San Manuel, AZ (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:St. Petersburg International Airport, FL (PIE/KPIE), USA
Flug nach:Chandler-Stellar Air Park, AZ (SLJ), USA
Unfallbericht:
While enroute it appeared that the anti-icing system didn't work properly. This forced the crew to divert to San Manuel. Because the airspeed indicators malfunctioned during the landing phase, the aircraft landed with a much too high speed. The reversers didn't operate, so the aircraft overran the runway and ended up in a ditch. The gear collapsed and the aircraft caught fire. The co-pilot was not qualified to act as a co-pilot on this flight.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
"Wrong runway .. selected .. pilot in command
Airspeed .. excessive .. pilot in command
Proper touchdown point .. not attained .. pilot in command
Operation with known deficiencies in equipment .. performed .. pilot in command
Judgment .. poor .. pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS
Weather condition .. tailwind
Landing gear,main gear .. overload
Pressure induced by others .. pilot in command
Propeller system/accessories,reversing system .. failure,partial
Anti-ice/deice system,windshield .. inoperative
Precautionary landing .. premature .. pilot in command
Procedures/directives .. not followed .. pilot in command"

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB Identification: LAX84LA272


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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 St. Petersburg International Airport, FL to Chandler-Stellar Air Park, AZ as the crow flies is 2833 km (1771 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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