Descripción del Accidente ASN 28 APR 1984 Douglas C-118A (DC-6) N92860 - San Manuel Ray Blair Airport, AZ
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:sbado 28 abril 1984
Hora:16:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-118A (DC-6)
Operador:Intercontinental Aircraft Lease
Registración: N92860
Numéro de série: 44619/549
Año de Construcción: 1955
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:San Manuel Ray Blair Airport, AZ (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:St. Petersburg International Airport, FL (PIE/KPIE), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Chandler-Stellar Air Park, AZ (SLJ), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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:

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"

Fuentes:
» NTSB Identification: LAX84LA272


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photo of Douglas-C-118A-N92860
accident date: 28-04-1984
type: Douglas C-118A
registration: N92860
 

Map
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).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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