Descripción del Accidente ASN 06 JUN 1979 Douglas DC-6BF AN-BFN - Charleston, WV
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:mircoles 6 junio 1979
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6BF
Registración: AN-BFN
Numéro de série: 45322/939
Año de Construcción: 1958
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Charleston, WV (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Ilegal
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Charleston (unknown airport), WV, Estados Unidos de América
Overran runway. The aircraft was carrying about 20000 lb of marijuana on board.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - misjudged distance and speed
pilot in command - attempted operation beyond experience/ability level
pilot in command - lack of familiarity with aircraft
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ran off end of runway



photo of Douglas-DC-6BF-AN-BFN
accident date: 06-06-1979
type: Douglas DC-6BF
registration: AN-BFN
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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