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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:Definitief
Datum:dinsdag 29 januari 1985
Tijd:09:36
Type:Silhouette image of generic L188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-188CF Electra
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Galaxy Airlines
Registratie: N854U
Constructienummer: 2009
Bouwjaar: 1959
Aantal vlieguren:47765
Motoren: 4 Allison 501-D13A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Marietta-Dobbins AFB, GA (MGE) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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:

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

Bronnen:
» 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


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photo of Lockheed L-188CF Electra N854U
N854U was leased to Galaxy by Interstate, July 1984
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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Philadelphia International Airport, PA en Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC bedraagt 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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