NTSB Identification: OAK62A0045
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of UNITED AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-7, registration: N6311C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0058  62/10/14 NR.SACRAMENTO,CALIF   DOUGLAS DC-7        CR-  0  0  5  NS/CTR REVENUE PASSG DOM  AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0034                    N6311C              PX-  0  0 34                            48, 15000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            3036 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - UNITED AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          FRESNO,CALIF                EUGENE,OREG                 SACRAMENTO,CALIF
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - FLIGHT CONTROL SURFACES: VERTICAL STABILIZER,ATTACHMENTS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FLUTTER
           AIRFRAME - FLIGHT CONTROL SURFACES: RUDDER SURFACES,ATTACHMENTS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LACK OF LUBRICATION-SPECIFIC PART,NOT SYSTEM
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
                                  DIRECTIONAL CONTROL PROBLEM
                                  SUSPECTED OR KNOWN AIRCRAFT DAMAGE
        REMARKS- HI FREQ FATIGUE FAILURE OF VERT STAB,DUE FLUTTER INDUCD BY RUDDER ATTACH AND BEARING ASSY FAILURE.

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