Vliegtuigongeval op 24 JUL 1995 met Gulfstream G-IV N480UP - Denver-Centennial Airport, CO (APA)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:maandag 24 juli 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gulfstream G-IV
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Union Pacific Aviation
Registratie: N480UP
Constructienummer: 1054
Bouwjaar: 1988
Aantal vlieguren:3380
Motoren: 2 Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 9
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Denver-Centennial Airport, CO (APA) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Zaken
Vliegveld van vertrek:Allentown-Lehigh Valley International Airport, PA (ABE/KABE), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Denver-Centennial Airport, CO (APA/KAPA), Verenigde Staten
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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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Allentown-Lehigh Valley International Airport, PA en Denver-Centennial Airport, CO bedraagt 2475 km (1547 miles).

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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