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Last updated: 20 October 2019
Status:Final
Date:Monday 7 September 1981
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kaiser-Frazer C-119L Flying Boxcar
Operator:J.D. Gifford and Associates
Registration: N8504W
C/n / msn: 256
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Dahl Creek Airport, AK (DCK) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), United States of America
Destination airport:Dahl Creek Airport, AK (DCK), United States of America
Narrative:
The right hand main landing gear shear pin failed, causing the gear to collapse. Aircraft damaged beyond repair.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
airframe - landing gear: gear locking mechanism
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Anchorage International Airport, AK to Dahl Creek Airport, AK as the crow flies is 718 km (449 miles).

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