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Last updated: 18 October 2019
Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 10 mayo 1978
Hora:11:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Operador:Unknown
Registración: N5370G
Numéro de série: 343
Año de Construcción: 1959
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Del Rio, TX (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Desconocido
Aeropuerto de Salida:Del Rio International Airport, TX (DRT/KDRT), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Alamogordo Municipal Airport, NM (ALM/KALM), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Lost control and crashed after takeoff because the elevator push-pull tube had broken. The aircraft had been parked in strong winds without the controls being locked.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
airframe - flight control surfaces: elevator assembly,attachments
miscellaneous acts,conditions - previous damage

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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Distance from Del Rio International Airport, TX to Alamogordo Municipal Airport, NM as the crow flies is 613 km (383 miles).

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