Descripción del Accidente ASN 14 APR 1972 Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-300 N725R - La Crosse Municipal Airport, WI (LSE)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:viernes 14 abril 1972
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-300
Operador:Viking International Air Freight
Registración: N725R
Numéro de série: SH.1841
Año de Construcción: 1967
Motores: 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca La Crosse Municipal Airport, WI (LSE) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Chicago (unknown airport), IL, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:La Crosse Municipal Airport, WI (LSE/KLSE), Estados Unidos de América
An overload caused the failure of a flap control rod. The Skyvan crashed out of control.

Probable Cause:

systems - flight control systems: wing flap control system hydraulic
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure
miscellaneous acts,conditions - asymetrical flaps



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