Vliegtuigongeval op 09 DEC 1996 met Douglas C-47A-1-DL (DC-3) N75142 - Boise Air Terminal (Gowen Field), ID (BOI)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:maandag 9 december 1996
Tijd:18:03 MST
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DL (DC-3)
Vloog voor:Emery Worldwide
Gehuurd van:Desert Air Transport
Registratie: N75142
Constructienummer: 9173
Bouwjaar: 1943
Aantal vlieguren:34124
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Boise Air Terminal (Gowen Field), ID (BOI) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Boise Air Terminal, ID (BOI/KBOI), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Salt Lake City International Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), Verenigde Staten
Shortly after takeoff from runway 10L the crew reported they had the right engine on fire. They tried to return to runway 28L or R. The aircraft crashed right wing low, cartwheeled and burst into flames 0,5 mile short of the runway. Weather at the time included 9°C and winds of 110deg/10 knots winds.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A fire within the right engine compartment of undetermined cause and the pilot-in-command's failure to maintain airspeed above the aircraft's minimum control speed. A factor contributing to the accident was the dark night environmental conditions"

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 4 months
Accident number: SEA97FA034
Download report: Summary report


photo of Douglas-C-47A-N75142
accident date: 09-12-1996
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: N75142

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 Boise Air Terminal, ID en Salt Lake City International Airport, UT bedraagt 463 km (289 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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