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Last updated: 12 December 2018
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 30 July 1964
Time:21:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7
Operator:Federal Aviation Agency - FAA
Registration: N464
C/n / msn: 44127/402
First flight: 1953
Total airframe hrs:16829
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD), United States of America
Narrative:
The aircraft suffered a nose gear collapse after landing. Apparently the aircraft has been repaired as it was seen in Columbus in April 1972.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
pilot in command - failed to maintain directional control
misc-inherent risks of test program involved.
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
FACTOR(S)
miscellaneous acts, conditions - simulated conditions

Sources:
» NTSB file # 2-0588


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