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Last updated: 5 April 2020
Datum:vrijdag 31 juli 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Majestic Air Cargo
Registratie: N305SF
Constructienummer: 6208
Bouwjaar: 1943
Aantal vlieguren:29857
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Nondalton Airport, AK (NNL/PANO), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), Verenigde Staten
A Douglas DC-3C airplane, N305SF, sustained substantial damage during landing on runway 32 at Anchorage International Airport, Alaska. The two pilots, the only occupants, were not injured. The flight was a repositioning flight from Nondalton, Alaska.
The pilot reported that during a normal wheel landing, after lowering the tail at slow speed, the airplane veered left, and departed the runway edge. The airplane was then taxied to the ramp. The tail cone was dragged on the runway, damaging the tail cone attachment bulkhead. Postaccident inspection revealed two stringers in the tailwheel area requiring repair. The tailwheel was offset to the left of the fuselage, and the tailwheel fork assembly casting was found fractured.

Probable Cause:

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing, and the resulting overload fracture of the tailwheel fork assembly.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 292 days (10 months)
Accident number: ANC98LA114
Download report: Summary 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 Nondalton Airport, AK en Anchorage International Airport, AK bedraagt 294 km (184 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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