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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 9 julio 1978
Hora:14:15
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Unknown
Registración: N45873
Numéro de série: 12458
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 40
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 42
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Richmond Municipal Airport, IN (RID) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Paracaídismo
Aeropuerto de Salida:Richmond Municipal Airport, IN (RID/KRID), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Richmond Municipal Airport, IN (RID/KRID), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The DC-3 carrying 40 skydivers, was taking off from runway 23 when the pilot experienced problems with the forward movement of the control column. The aircraft left the runway in a nose high attitude, at about 55 mph, veered left and slid into a corn field in an upright position. The elevator swage fitting was binding on bulkhead raceway station 63.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
systems - flight control systems: elevator and elevator tab control system
miscellaneous acts,conditions - jammed

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