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Last updated: 18 June 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 19 mayo 1974
Hora:09:20
Tipo:Armstrong Whitworth AW-650 Argosy 101
Operador:United States Department of Interior
Registración: N891U
Numéro de série: 6655
Año de Construcción: 1959-07-20 (14 years 10 months)
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 526
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Anchorage-Campbell Airstrip, AK (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Extinción de Fuego
Aeropuerto de Salida:Anchorage-Campbell Airstrip, AK, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Aniak Airport, AK (ANI/PANI), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Takeoff from runway 20 was aborted because the aircraft was unable to get airborne. The Argosy overran by 630 m and ended up in a wooded area, catching fire. It appeared that the takeoff was attempted with the external gust-locks installed on the elevator.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
miscellaneous acts,conditions - gust locks engaged
FACTOR:
copilot - lack of familiarity with aircraft

Fuentes:
» NTSB


Fotos

photo of Armstrong-Whitworth-AW-650-Argosy-101-N891U
accident date: 19-05-1974
type: Armstrong Whitworth AW-650 Argosy 101
registration: N891U
 

Map
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 Anchorage-Campbell Airstrip, AK to Aniak Airport, AK as the crow flies is 518 km (324 miles).

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