Accident Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-200 N70DA, Friday 15 May 1981
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Date:Friday 15 May 1981
Time:12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-200
Owner/operator:Gifford Aviation
Registration: N70DA
MSN: SH.1848
Year of manufacture:1968
Engine model:Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Slate Creek, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Chicken Airport, AK (CKX)
Destination airport:Slate Creek, AK
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The aircraft bounced on landing, causing the landing gear to collapse. Damaged beyond repair. The aircraft is still on the US register after being sold to Ben Lemond Inc. It is not known if the plane has been restored to flying condition.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper level off
pilot in command - improper recovery from bounced landing
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: ANC81DA054
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB

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