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Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Definitief
Datum:woensdag 8 juni 1983
Tijd:13:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic L188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-188C Electra
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Reeve Aleutian Airways
Registratie: N1968R
Constructienummer: 2007
Bouwjaar: 1959-11-19 (23 years 7 months)
Aantal vlieguren:32994
Motoren: 4 Allison 501-D13
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 10
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 15
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:nabij Cold Bay Airport, AK (CDB) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Cold Bay Airport, AK (CDB/PACD), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer:8
Beschrijving:
During a cruise climb, the aircrew noted an unusual vibration; however, attempts to isolate the vibration were unsuccessful. While climbing from FL190 to FL250, the flight engineer went aft to observe the engines & props, but noted nothing unusual. A flight attendant went forward to advise the captain that nothing was observed, when the vibration increased in intensity. As she left the cockpit, she peered out the right window and saw the no. 4 prop separate and strike the aircraft. This caused major damage to the lower fuselage and resulted in decompression of the cabin. The flight controls became jammed and the engines would not respond to throttle movement. The autopilot was used for minimal control and the flight crew were able to divert to Anchorage, AK. They were able to climb and descend by retracting and extending the landing gear with the no. 2 eng shut down. The aircraft was landed safety and the engines were shut down to decelerate. The exact cause of the prop separation was not determined since it fell in the ocean during the occurrence.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Propeller system/accessories..undetermined."

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Kaart
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 Cold Bay Airport, AK en Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA bedraagt 2870 km (1794 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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