Crash-aerien 09 DEC 1992 d'un Douglas DC-8-52F N810CK - Denver, CO
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:mercredi 9 dcembre 1992
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC85 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-8-52F
Compagnie:Connie Kalitta Services
Immatriculation: N810CK
Numéro de série: 45814/258
Année de Fabrication: 1966
Heures de vol:32283
Moteurs: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:32 km (20 milles) W of Denver, CO (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Aéroport de départ:Dayton Airport, OH (DAY/KDAY), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:San Jose Municipal Airport, CA (SJC/KSJC), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
The aircraft departed Dayton, Ohio on a flight to San Jose, California. While in cruise flight at Flight Level 310, 20 miles west of Denver, Colorado, the flight encountered severe clear air turbulence which caused major fluctuations in speed and oscillations in both pitch and roll. During these departures from controlled flight, the number one engine and 5.79 m (19 feet) of the leading edge of the left wing separated from the aircraft. In addition, the number four engine pylon cracked and experienced substantial structural damage. The flight conducted a precautionary descent and landed at Stapleton International Airport, Denver, Colorado. Preceding the occurrence, the flight was encountering light to occasionally moderate chop, with moderate to severe turbulence forecast.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "An encounter with severe clear air turbulence."

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 264 days (9 months)
Accident number: DEN93FA015
Download report: Summary report



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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Dayton Airport, OH et San Jose Municipal Airport, CA est de 3241 km (2026 miles).

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