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Last updated: 5 December 2020
Estado:Final
Fecha:sábado 5 enero 1980
Hora:07:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18 Learstar I
Operador:F. Sorensen
Registración: N163R
Numéro de série: 18-2492A
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Wright R-1820
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Palmyra Island, Line Islands (   US Islas Remotas Menores)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Honolulu International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Palmyra Island Atoll-Cooper Airport (PLPA), US Islas Remotas Menores
Descripción:
Lodestar N163R was carrying seven Amateur Radio operators to the Palmyra Island atoll in the Pacific. While approaching the airstrip the pilot estimated a cross wind gusting to 15 knots. However, below tree level the wind was calm. The Lodestar swerved off the runway and collided with trees.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper compensation for wind conditions
FACTOR:
weather - wind shear

Fuentes:
» NTSB File 3-0344


Fotos

photo of Lockheed-18-Learstar-I-N163R
accident date: 05-01-1980
type: Lockheed 18 Learstar I
registration: N163R
 

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 Honolulu International Airport, HI to Palmyra Island Atoll-Cooper Airport as the crow flies is 1763 km (1102 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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