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Last updated: 22 May 2018
Fecha:martes 20 abril 1993
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Phoenix Air
Registración: N8056
Numéro de série: 25735/14290
Año de Construcción: 1944
Horas Totales de la Célula:16891
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-75
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 40
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 42
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Zephyrhills Airport, FL (ZPH) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Zephyrhills Airport, FL (ZPH/KZPH), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Zephyrhills Airport, FL (ZPH/KZPH), Estados Unidos de América
The no. 1 engine was shut down at 400 feet following an engine fire warning and smoke in the cabin. A forced belly landing was made. The aircraft collided with trees and a fence.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot-in-command's failure to maintain best single-engine rate-of-climb speed which resulted in a forced landing. A factor which contributed to the accident was a possible exhaust system clamp failure. "

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 10 months
Accident number: MIA93LA106
Download report: Summary report

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