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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:Final
Date:Monday 1 January 1968
Time:23:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic M404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Martin 4-0-4
Operator:Southern Airways
Registration: N251S
C/n / msn: 14243
First flight: 1952
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Oxford-University Airport, MS (UOX) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Oxford-University Airport, MS (UOX/KUOX), United States of America
Narrative:
The Martin undershot the runway causing the landing gear to collapse.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
copilot - misjudged distance and altitude
pilot in command - misjudged distance and altitude
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
FACTORS:
airports/airways/facilities - airport facilities: approach lighting
miscellaneous acts, conditions - overload failure

Classification:

Sources:
» NTSB File 1-0013


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