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Last updated: 12 April 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:sábado 23 marzo 1974
Hora:19:08
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF
Operador:Airlift International
Registración: N6164A
Numéro de série: 46144/532
Año de Construcción: 1970
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Fairfield-Travis AFB, CA (SUU) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:-
Aeropuerto de Salida:-
Aeropuerto de Llegada:-
Descripción:
The DC-8 was undergoing a maintenance A-check at the Travis Air Force Base. Suddenly fuel fumes in the no. 1 inboard main fuel tank area exploded. One person on the ground was killed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: improper maintenance (maintenance personnel)
powerplant - fuel system: other
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improperly installed
FACTOR
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fire in wing

Fuentes:
» Aviation News 26.04.1974


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photo of DC-8-63CF-N6164A
accident date: 23-03-1974
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF
registration: N6164A
photo of DC-8-63CF-N6164A
accident date: 23-03-1974
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF
registration: N6164A
photo of DC-8-63CF-N6164A
accident date: 23-03-1974
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF
registration: N6164A
photo of DC-8-63CF-N6164A
accident date: 23-03-1974
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF
registration: N6164A
photo of DC-8-63CF-N6164A
accident date: 23-03-1974
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF
registration: N6164A
 
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