Vliegtuigongeval op 01 JUN 1967 met Lockheed L-100 Hercules 9J-RCY - Dar es Salaam International Airport (DAR)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:donderdag 1 juni 1967
Tijd:10:25 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100 Hercules
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Zambian Air Cargoes
Registratie: 9J-RCY
Constructienummer: 4109
Bouwjaar: 1966
Aantal vlieguren:2292
Motoren: 4 Allison 501-D22
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Dar es Salaam International Airport (DAR) (   Tanzania)
Fase: Taxi (TXI)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Dar es Salaam International Airport (DAR/HTDA), Tanzania
Vliegveld van aankomst:Ndola Airport (NLA/FLND), Zambia
The L-100 Hercules was involved in transporting oil drums from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Ndola (NLA). When preparing to start the engines it was discovered that the drive to the gear box from the starter motor of engine no.1 had sheared. The faulty drive was removed and clearance was given by ATC to taxi to runway 05 in order to attempt a windmill start. A total of five runs were made in the next 15 minutes. At the end of the fifth run it was observed by ATC that smoke was issuing from the aircraft's left hand main undercarriage nacelle. The fire was caused by the disintegration of at least one brake disc, fracturing a brake hydraulic line.
The airplane was repaired but was destroyed on April 11, 1968 when it collided with another L-100 Hercules while parking at Ndola.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: "The accident resulted from mishandling of the aircraft during attempts to 'windmill start' an engine."

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: AIB Tanzania
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 274 days (9 months)
Accident number: CAV/ACC/14/67
Download report: Final report


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Dar es Salaam International Airport en Ndola Airport bedraagt 1333 km (833 miles).

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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