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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 6 Juni 1979
Zeit:04:17
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6BF
Fluggesellschaft:Unknown
Kennzeichen: AN-BFN
Werknummer: 45322/939
Baujahr: 1958
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Charleston, WV (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Ungültiger Flug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Charleston (unknown airport), WV, USA
Unfallbericht:
Overran runway. The aircraft was carrying about 20000 lb of marijuana on board.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - misjudged distance and speed
pilot in command - attempted operation beyond experience/ability level
pilot in command - lack of familiarity with aircraft
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ran off end of runway

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


Fotos

photo of Douglas-DC-6BF-AN-BFN
accident date: 06-06-1979
type: Douglas DC-6BF
registration: AN-BFN
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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