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Last updated: 4 July 2020
Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 27 marzo 1975
Hora:18:46
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Operador:Fairbanks Air Service
Registración: N4860V
Numéro de série: 30240
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Prudhoe Bay/Deadhorse Airport, AK (SCC) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Prudhoe Bay/Deadhorse Airport, AK (SCC/PASC), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
IFR flight plan was cancelled on approach to Deadhorse. A VFR approach was executed. The Curtiss touched down short of the runway. The right main gear separated and power was applied for a go-around. The no. 2 engine didn't respond; the prop was feathered and the crew decided to carry out a belly landing. The aircraft slid 460 m before coming to rest on the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - misjudged distance,speed,and altitude
FACTORS:
weather - downdraft,updrafts
weather - unfavorable wind conditions
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure
weather briefing - company dispatch
weather forecast - unknown/not reported

Fuentes:
» NTSB


Fotos

photo of Curtiss-C-46A-Commando-N4860V
accident date: 27-03-1975
type: Curtiss C-46A Commando
registration: N4860V
 

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 International Airport, AK to Prudhoe Bay/Deadhorse Airport, AK as the crow flies is 998 km (624 miles).

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