Descripción del Accidente ASN 29 JAN 1985 Lockheed L-188CF Electra N854U - Marietta-Dobbins AFB, GA (MGE)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:martes 29 enero 1985
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-188CF Electra
Operador:Galaxy Airlines
Registración: N854U
Numéro de série: 2009
Año de Construcción: 1959-12-05 (25 years 2 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:47765
Motores: 4 Allison 501-D13A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Marietta-Dobbins AFB, GA (MGE) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT), Estados Unidos de América
The right main gear jammed in transit during the gear retraction following take off from Philadelphia. The crew elected to divert to Dobbins AFB. A belly landing was made on a foamed runway 29. The aircraft veered off the runway at 4200 feet past the runway threshold and a fire erupted in the right main gear area, but was quickly put out. The aircraft came to rest 70 feet from the right side of the runway.

Probable Cause:

"Door,landing gear..clearance
Door,landing gear..exceeded
Landing gear,normal retraction/extension assembly..jammed
Landing gear,main gear..movement restricted"

» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/88 (#27)
» Location of Commercial Aircraft Accidents/Incidents Relative to Runways / FAA, Office of Safety Oversight (DOT/FAA/AOV 90-1)
» NTSB id. ATL85MA083


photo of Lockheed-L-188CF-Electra-N854U
accident date: 29-01-1985
type: Lockheed L-188CF Electra
registration: N854U

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 Philadelphia International Airport, PA to Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC as the crow flies is 717 km (448 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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