NTSB Identification: FTW85LA029.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26596.
Accident occurred Friday, October 26, 1984 in EL PASO, TX
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC3C, registration: N3433U
Injuries: 2 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.

DUE TO LOW OIL PRESSURE AND HIGH OIL TEMP THE RIGHT ENG WAS SECURED. DURING THE PRECAUTIONARY LANDING GEAR EXTENSION WAS DELAYED UNTIL APRX 800 FT AGL. SINCE THE RIGHT ENG POWERS THE ONLY HYDRAULIC PUMP A LANDING GEAR DOWN AND LOCKED CONDITION WAS NOT POSSIBLE BY THE NORMAL MEANS. AS THE GEAR WERE EXTENDED AND HYDRAULIC PRESSURE BEGAN TO DECREASE THE PLT REALIZED THAT NORMAL GEAR EXTENSION WOULD NOT OCCUR. THE ALT OF THE ACFT PRECLUDED THE EMERG EXTENTION OF THE LANDING GEAR. SHORTLY AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED.

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GEAR EXTENSION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GEAR DOWN AND LOCKED..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED



Contributing Factors

ENGINE INSTRUMENTS,OIL PRESSURE GAGE..PRESSURE TOO LOW


Contributing Factors

ENGINE INSTRUMENTS,OIL TEMPERATURE GAGE..OVERTEMPERATURE


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