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Last updated: 16 October 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:zondag 9 juli 1978
Tijd:14:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Unknown
Registratie: N45873
Constructienummer: 12458
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 40
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 42
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Richmond Municipal Airport, IN (RID) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Parachute
Vliegveld van vertrek:Richmond Municipal Airport, IN (RID/KRID), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Richmond Municipal Airport, IN (RID/KRID), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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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