NTSB Identification: LAX84LA272.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26105.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 28, 1984 in SAN MANUEL, AZ
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-6A, registration: N92860
Injuries: 1 Serious,2 Minor,1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT SKIDDED OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY COLLAPSING THE LANDING GEAR IN A DITCH AS IT CAUGHT ON FIRE. THIS ACFTWAS ON A FERRY FLT AND HAD SEVERAL MECHANICAL PROBLEMS. AMONG THESE WAS THE PROP REVERSERS WHICH FAILED ON LANDING. THE ANTI-ICE/DE-ICE SYSTEMS FAILED TO WORK PROPERLY WHICH CONTRIBUTED TO THE NEED TO LAND SHORT OF DESTINATION. THE CO-PLT REPORTED THAT SHE DID NOT CHECK THE ANTI-ICING EQUIPMENT ON PRE-FLT. SHE WAS ALSO NOT QUALIFIED TO BE A CO-PLT ON THIS FLT. THE AIRSPEED INDICATORS WERE MALFUNCTIONING DURING LANDING. THE CREW MEMBERS ALL SAID THAT THEY KNEW THE AIRSPEED WAS MUCH TOO HIGH. THE CO-PLT SAID SHE COULD NOT UNDERSTAND HOW THE PLT THOUGHT HE COULD LAND AT SUCH A HIGH SPEED. SHE ALSO SAID HE CALLED FOR REVERSE AND APPLIED BRAKES TOO LATE IN THE ROLLOUT.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

OPERATION WITH KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

PRESSURE INDUCED BY OTHERS..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,REVERSING SYSTEM..FAILURE,PARTIAL


Contributing Factors

ANTI-ICE/DEICE SYSTEM,WINDSHIELD..INOPERATIVE


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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