NTSB Identification: NYC69A0001
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of UNIVERSAL AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-7BF, registration: N762Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0044   68/7/2    PHILADELPHIA,PA     DOUGLAS DC-7BF      CR-  0  0  3  MILITARY CTR CARGO DOM    AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1811                    N762Z               PX-  0  0  0                            51, 19616 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            7095 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PHILADELPHIA INTL
        OPERATOR - UNIVERSAL AIRLINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF POWERPLANT & POWERPLANT CONTROLS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - THRUST REVERSAL-ASYMETRICAL
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: WET RUNWAY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - HYDROPLANING ON WET RUNWAY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- ASYMMETRICAL POWER APPLIED DURING REVERSING PHASE OF LDG.NO 1 PROP CIRCUIT BREAKER DEACTIVATED.

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