NTSB Identification: NYC68A0060
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of UNITED AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: VISCOUNT 745D, registration: N7440

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0046  67/10/18   ALLENTOWN,PA        VISCOUNT 745D       CR-  0  0  4  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1843                    N7440               PX-  0  0 46                            38, 12177 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            110 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ALLENTOWN-EASTON
        OPERATOR - UNITED AIR LINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED WRONG RUNWAY RELATIVE TO EXISTING WIND
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: WET RUNWAY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - HYDROPLANING ON WET RUNWAY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        REMARKS- PLT SELECTED RNWY WITH TAILWIND COMPONENT OF 5 KTS,CROSSWIND OF 13.5 KTS.

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