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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:woensdag 18 mei 1966
Tijd:17:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United Airlines
Registratie: N6339C
Constructienummer: 45153/822
Bouwjaar: 1957
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Training
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
On landing the nose wheel tire recap separated, striking and disconnecting the nose gear torque link pins. The landing gear leg then collapsed. The DC-7 named "Mainliner Capt. Ralph Johnston" was consequently sold to Barter Machinery & Supply and broken up.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
airframe - landing gear: nosewheel assemblies
airframe - landing gear: wheels,tires,axles
miscellaneous acts, conditions - material failure
FACTOR(S)
miscellaneous acts, conditions - vibration, excessive

Bronnen:
» NTSB file # 1-0038


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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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