Accident
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:Definitief
Datum:dinsdag 28 juli 1987
Tijd:21:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:La Mesa Leasing Inc.
Registratie: N39DT
Constructienummer: 4871
Bouwjaar: 1942
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Laredo International Airport, TX (LRD) (   Verenigde Staten) show on map
Fase: InitiŰle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Laredo International Airport, TX (LRD/KLRD), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Ciudad Camargo Airport, Mexico
Beschrijving:
The left engine failed during initial climb immediately after lift-off. Airspeed could not be maintained a.o. because the aircraft was loaded to 3,809 pounds above its maximum allowable takeoff gross weight. An emergency landing was attempted but directional control was lost and the aircraft stalled/mushed and collided with the terrain alongside the runway.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
Preflight planning/preparation .. inadequate .. pilot in command
1 engine .. failure,total
Aircraft weight and balance .. exceeded .. pilot in command
Airspeed(Vs) .. not possible .. pilot in command
Stall/mush .. inadvertent .. pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
Landing gear,main gear .. overload
Landing gear,main gear .. failure,total

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photo of Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3) N26H
N26H was bought by La Mesa Leasing Inc.in 1980 and re-registered N39DT the same year.
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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