Accident Armstrong Whitworth AW-650 Argosy 101 N894U, Monday 8 July 1974
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Date:Monday 8 July 1974
Time:12:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic aw65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Armstrong Whitworth AW-650 Argosy 101
Owner/operator:Duncan Aviation
Registration: N894U
MSN: 6658
Year of manufacture:1961
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Dart 526
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Point Hope Airport, AK (PHO) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Galena Airport, AK (GAL/PAGA)
Destination airport:Point Hope Airport, AK (PHO/PAPO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The landing gear failed after landing due to stress corrosion cracking.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
airframe - landing gear: main gear-shock absorbing assy,struts,attachments,etc.
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fatigue fracture

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: ANC75AA003
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

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