Descripción del Accidente ASN 22 AUG 1962 Martin 4-0-4 N40401 - Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:mircoles 22 agosto 1962
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic M404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Martin 4-0-4
Operador:Piedmont Airlines
Registración: N40401
Numéro de série: 14101
Año de Construcción:
Horas Totales de la Célula:20260
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM/KILM), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM/KILM), Estados Unidos de América
The Martin 4-0-4 was engaged in a local training flight out of Wilmington (ILM). Upon landing the airplane swerved off the runway, causing substantial damage.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Unwanted propeller reversal during a critical phase of landing caused by malfunction of the propeller low pitch stop lever assembly, resulting from foreign matter in the servo valve control."

» NTSB File 1-0057


photo of Martin-4-0-4-N40401
accident date: 22-08-1962
type: Martin 4-0-4
registration: N40401


This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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