Crash-aerien 24 JUL 1995 d'un Gulfstream G-IV N480UP - Denver-Centennial Airport, CO (APA)
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:lundi 24 juillet 1995
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic GLF4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gulfstream G-IV
Compagnie:Union Pacific Aviation
Immatriculation: N480UP
Numéro de série: 1054
Année de Fabrication: 1988
Heures de vol:3380
Moteurs: 2 Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 7
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 9
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Denver-Centennial Airport, CO (APA) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Aéroport de départ:Allentown-Lehigh Valley International Airport, PA (ABE/KABE), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Denver-Centennial Airport, CO (APA/KAPA), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
A Gulfstream G-IV, N480UP, sustained substantial damage on landing at Denver-Centennial Airport, Colorado, USA, when part of the left main landing gear penetrated the wing during landing/taxi. The two crew members and seven passengers were not injured.
According to the crew, the flight from Allentown, PA to their destination was uneventful. They were given a visual approach to runway 33 at Centennial Airport and the landing and taxi appeared normal; however, they noted a slight list to the left during taxi. The aircraft was parked at the passenger facility and the passengers disembarked normally. During post flight, the crew found damage to the left main landing gear assembly. Items incurring damage were the tires, shock strut, cables/wiring, left gear fairing box, and door fairing. It was found that the left shock strut had penetrated the gear fairing box aft of the gear well.

Probable Cause:

Failure of the left main landing gear strut attachment for undetermined reasons.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 148 days (5 months)
Accident number: FTW95LA316
Download report: Final report


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Allentown-Lehigh Valley International Airport, PA et Denver-Centennial Airport, CO est de 2475 km (1547 miles).

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