Accident Vickers 745D Viscount N7465, Tuesday 28 November 1967
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Date:Tuesday 28 November 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers 745D Viscount
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N7465
MSN: 231
Year of manufacture:1957
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 43
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Raleigh/Durham Airport, NC (RDU) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Raleigh/Durham Airport, NC (RDU/KRDU)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
On rollout after landing the nose wheel steering jack twin relief valve failed due to fatigue. This caused severe oscillations, enough to cause the nose gear to collapse.

airframe - landing gear: nosewheel steering
miscellaneous acts, conditions - fatigue fracture
miscellaneous acts, conditions - vibration, excessive

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: DIA68A0024
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report


NTSB File 1-0058


Revision history:


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