Accident Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation N7777C, Monday 17 April 1967
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Date:Monday 17 April 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation
Owner/operator:Alaska Airlines
Registration: N7777C
MSN: 4803
Year of manufacture:1956
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 32
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Kotzebue Airport, AK (OTZ) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Kotzebue Airport, AK (OTZ/PAOT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft belly landed because the crew had failed to select the gear down. Weather conditions were poor at the time of the accident due to heavy snowfall.

pilot in command - failed to extend landing gear
miscellaneous acts, conditions - checklist-failed to use
miscellaneous acts, conditions - whiteout
weather - low ceiling
weather - snow
weather - icing conditions-includes sleet, freezing rain,etc.
miscellaneous acts, conditions - ice-windshield

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: ANC67A0058
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report




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