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Last updated: 20 June 2018
Datum:dinsdag 20 april 1993
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: 25735/14290
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 Airport, FL (ZPH) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Parachute
Vliegveld van vertrek:Zephyrhills Airport, FL (ZPH/KZPH), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Zephyrhills Airport, FL (ZPH/KZPH), Verenigde Staten
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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