Loss of control Accident Chase YC-122C Avitruc N122R, Saturday 7 September 1968
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Date:Saturday 7 September 1968
Time:17:22
Type:Silhouette image of generic c122 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Chase YC-122C Avitruc
Owner/operator:Mobile Aircraft, Inc.
Registration: N122R
MSN:
Engine model:Wright R-2600-29A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:off Golovin Airport, AK (GLV) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The YC-122 cargo plane was engaged in transporting loads of cement from Galena, Alaska to a DEW Line site.
While en route the no.1 cylinder of the right hand engine failed. The pilot diverted to Golovin, Alaska. However, a go around had to be executed. While manoeuvering the aircraft stalled and impacted the water.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
powerplant - engine structure: cylinder assembly
miscellaneous acts,conditions - material failure
pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
FACTORS:
pilot in command - misused or failed to use flaps
miscellaneous acts,conditions - poorly planned approach
miscellaneous acts,conditions - aircraft came to rest in water

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: ANC69D0048
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 month
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB ANC69D0048
john2031.com

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