Descripción del Accidente ASN 10 JUL 1969 Howard 500 N320L - Charleston-Kanawha County Airport, WV (CRW)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:jueves 10 julio 1969
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Howard 500
Operador:Ling Temco Vought Inc.
Registración: N320L
Numéro de série: 500-117
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Charleston-Kanawha County Airport, WV (CRW) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dallas (unknown airport), TX, Estados Unidos de América
The Howard 500 executive transport plane operated on a flight from Washington-Dulles International Airport, D.C. to Dallas, Texas, USA.
En route the no.2 engine began losing power. The pilot feathered the prop and diverted to Charleston-Kanawha County Airport in West Virginia. The pilot's superior interfered verbally during the approach. The aircraft eventually touched down about 3000 feet down the 5600 feet runway. The aircraft ran off the runway and impacted a dirt bank. A post-impact fire broke out.

Probable Cause:

powerplant - miscellaneous: powerplant failure for undetermined reasons
pilot in command - misjudged distance and speed
personnel - miscellaneous-personnel: other



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