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Last updated: 26 October 2021
Fecha:miércoles 28 abril 1976
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
Operador:Uganda Police Airwing
Registración: 5X-AAB
Numéro de série: 222
Año de Construcción: 1965
Horas Totales de la Célula:1953
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Entebbe Airport (EBB) (   Uganda)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Entebbe Airport (EBB/HUEN), Uganda
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Entebbe Airport (EBB/HUEN), Uganda
During a training flight, a no. 2 engine failure was simulated. The student pilot feather the propeller and continued the approach for a full stop landing. On finals the gear was raised and engine power increased. The aircraft rolled to the right and impacted the runway with its right wingtip and right hand main gear leg. The Caribou skidded off the runway for some 220 m, crashed across a drainage ditch and through a barbed wire fence.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Strong asymmetric thrust caused by increasing engine power on the operative engine when the aircraft was about to touch down with one engine feathered. Contributing factors were: 1) the lack of understanding between the two flight crew members of what each other was doing immediately prior to the accident; 2) the student/instructor relationship between the two and the prevailing dark night-time conditions."

» ICAO Circular 146-AN/96 (105-115)


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