Accident
Last updated: 26 October 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 27 junio 1986
Hora:05:45 MDT
Tipo:Martin 4-0-4
Operador:Frontier Airways
Registración: N40443
Numéro de série: 14228
Año de Construcción: 1952
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-CB
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Buffalo Municipal Airport, WY (BYG) (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Agricultura
Aeropuerto de Salida:Buffalo Municipal Airport, WY (BYG), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Buffalo Municipal Airport, WY (BYG), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The Martin, loaded with 600gal of pesticide settled back on the runway after a long take-off run. The aircraft struck a 12 feet high dirt mound, flipped inverted and caught fire. It was determined that the pilot held a private certificate with ASMEL ratings and his medical certificate was denied. The co-pilot held a commercial certificate with ASEL rating, but none of the pilots appeared to have any operating experience on the Martin 4-0-4. The weight of the aircraft on take-off was calculated to be 44,492 pounds, while the maximum gross total weight for a 4500 feet runway 'dry' take-off was approx. 37,900 pounds.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
- Inadequate certification/approval - Op'n/operator..Company/operator mgmt
- Aircraft performance,takeoff capability..Exceeded
- Aircraft weight and balance..Exceeded..Pilot in command
- Airspeed(Vlof)..Not attained..Pilot in command
- Proper climb rate..Not possible..Pilot in command
- Remedial action..Not possible..Pilot in command
Contributing Factors:
- Fluid,ADI fluid..Inoperative
- Preflight planning/preparation..Poor..Pilot in command
- Lack of total experience in kind of aircraft..Pilot in command
- Lack of recent experience in type of aircraft..Pilot in command
- Lack of total experience..Copilot/second pilot

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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