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Last updated: 19 January 2020
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 15 marzo 1974
Hora:08:09
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 10B3
Operador:Sterling Airways
Registración: OY-STK
Numéro de série: 266
Año de Construcción: 1970
Horas Totales de la Célula:13773
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 92
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 96
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) (   Irán)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 1208 m (3963 feet) amsl
Fase: Carreteando (TXI)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Irán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:København-Kastrup Airport (CPH/EKCH), Dinamarca
Número de Vuelo:NB901
Descripción:
The Caravelle was backtracking runway 29L when the crew were asked to expedite taxiing and clear the runway on the run-up area because of traffic on finals. While initiating a left turn at the end of the runway the right main gear collapsed. The right wing fuel tank ruptured and the escaping fuel ignited while the Caravelle slid for 90 m before coming to rest.
Evacuation of the aircraft was carried out through exits on the left side of the aircraft.

Probable Cause:

Causes: The right main landing gear failed as a result of the propagation of fatigue cracks in the lower right hand candelabre of
RIB 44.

Fuentes:
» A Benefit Analysis for Cabin Water Spray Systems and Enhanced Fuselage Burnthrough Protection (CAA PAPER 2002/04)
» Aircraft Accident Report AIG/04B/80


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photo of Caravelle-10B3-OY-STK
accident date: 15-03-1974
type: Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 10B3
registration: OY-STK
photo of Caravelle-10B3-OY-STK
accident date: 15-03-1974
type: Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 10B3
registration: OY-STK
 

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tehran-Mehrabad Airport to København-Kastrup Airport as the crow flies is 3634 km (2271 miles).

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