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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:dinsdag 28 november 1967
Tijd:21:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 745D Viscount
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United Airlines
Registratie: N7465
Constructienummer: 231
Bouwjaar: 1957
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 39
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 43
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Raleigh/Durham Airport, NC (RDU) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Raleigh/Durham Airport, NC (RDU/KRDU), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
On rollout after landing the nose wheel steering jack twin relief valve failed due to fatigue. This caused severe oscillations, enough to cause the nose gear to collapse.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
airframe - landing gear: nosewheel steering
miscellaneous acts, conditions - fatigue fracture
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts, conditions - vibration, excessive

Bronnen:
» NTSB File 1-0058


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