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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 15 octubre 1972
Hora:11:27
Tipo:Howard 350
Operador:Mar Pon Inc.
Registración: N361MC
Numéro de série: 5275
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Ejecutivo
Aeropuerto de Salida:Newark Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A Howard 350, N361MC, was destroyed in a landing accident at Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL).
The pilot inadvertently retracted the landing gear after touchdown. The left wing fuel tank ruptured and a post-impact fire erupted.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - inadvertently retracted gear

Fuentes:
» NTSB
» The Lockheed Twins / P.J. Marsden


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Distance from Newark Airport, NJ to Philadelphia International Airport, PA as the crow flies is 128 km (80 miles).

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