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Last updated: 14 October 2019
Estado:Final
Fecha:lunes 26 marzo 1973
Hora:05:10
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Operador:Air Central
Registración: N7705
Numéro de série: 5
Año de Construcción: 1966
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
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:Champaign-Willard University Airport, IL (CMI) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Ejecutivo
Aeropuerto de Salida:Champaign-Willard University Airport, IL (CMI/KCMI), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Chicago (unknown airport), IL, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The Twin Otter lost control and crashed shortly after takeoff. It appeared that the gust lock was still engaged.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
miscellaneous acts,conditions - gust locks engaged
FACTORS:
weather - unfavorable wind conditions
weather briefing - briefed by flight service personnel, by phone
weather forecast - forecast substantially correct

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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