Loss of control Accident Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-200 N4917, Thursday 25 August 1977
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Date:Thursday 25 August 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-200
Owner/operator:Air Cargo Hawaii, lsf Wien Air Alaska
Registration: N4917
MSN: SH.1850
Year of manufacture:1968
Engine model:Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:1 km from Kona-Keahole Airport, HI (KOA) -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Honolulu International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL)
Destination airport:Kona-Keahole Airport, HI (KOA/PHKO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The Shorts Skyvan entered a spin and crashed 3500 feet short of the runway and caught fire.

PROBABLE CAUSE: Failed to maintain flying speed.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: OAK77FA050
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report




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