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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 18 enero 1989
Hora:20:43
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3C)
Operador:American Air Freight
Registración: XB-DYP
Numéro de série: 19239
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Laredo International Airport, TX (LRD) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 155 m (509 feet) amsl
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Desconocido
Aeropuerto de Salida:Laredo International Airport, TX (LRD/KLRD), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Torreón Airport (TRC/MMTC), México
Descripción:
A possible cargo shift caused the aircraft to enter a stall on climbout following a runway 35L takeoff. The aircraft crashed and caught fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The PIC's disregard for the security of the cargo that permitted its shift during the takeoff roll. This resulted in an aft CG situation and a subsequent stall and loss of aircraft control. A contributing factor in the accident was the mismanagement of the engine power by the crew and the lack of experience of the co-pilot. "

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 6 months
Accident number: FTW89LA041
Download report: Final report

Fuentes:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/90 (#17)
» NTSB


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Distance from Laredo International Airport, TX to Torreón Airport as the crow flies is 447 km (279 miles).

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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