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Last updated: 9 March 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Freitag 28 November 1980
Zeit:21:35
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7B
Fluggesellschaft:Central Air Services
Kennzeichen: N816D
Werknummer: 45085/714
Baujahr: 1956
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Pecos City Airport, TX (PEQ) (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Pecos City Airport, TX (PEQ/KPEQ), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The DC-7 entered a steep 90° left bank after takeoff, descended fast, crashed and caught fire. The no. 2 prop was feathered.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
powerplant - miscellaneous: powerplant failure for undetermined reasons
pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improper emergency procedures
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-1 engine

Informationsquelle:
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