Accident
Last updated: 16 April 2014
Status:Definitief
Datum:dinsdag 20 april 1993
Tijd:16:24
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Phoenix Air
Registratie: N8056
Constructienummer: 25735
Bouwjaar: 1944
Aantal vlieguren:16891
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-75
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 40
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 42
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Zephyrhills, FL (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Parachute
Vliegveld van vertrek:Zephyrhills Airport, FL (ZPH), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Zephyrhills Airport, FL (ZPH), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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: "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. "

Bronnen:
» Air Safety Week 24.5.1993 (p.10)
» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/95
» NTSB
» Scramble


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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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