Gear-up landing Accident Fairchild C-119L Flying Boxcar N1040E, Sunday 8 July 1979
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Date:Sunday 8 July 1979
Time:20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild C-119L Flying Boxcar
Owner/operator:Unknown
Registration: N1040E
MSN: 11270
Engine model:Wright R-3350
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Casa Grande, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Chandler-Stellar Air Park, AZ (SLJ)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Crashed during a forced, wheels-up landing following engine problems.

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
powerplant - engine structure: master and connecting rods
powerplant - engine structure: piston,piston rings
miscellaneous acts,conditions - material failure
FACTOR(S)
miscellaneous acts,conditions - intentional wheels-up
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-1 engine
emergency circumstances - forced landing off airport on land

Sources:

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