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NTSB Identification: MKC81IA041
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-6B, registration: N8CA
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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5-0029   81/7/1    ST.LOUIS,MO         DOUGLAS DC-6B       CR-  0  0  3  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0545                    N8CA                PX-  0  0  0  OTHER                     56, 17792 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            1204 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LAMBERT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MINNEAPOLIS,MN              ST.LOUIS,MO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           SYSTEMS - HYDRAULIC SYSTEM: RESERVOIR,LINES,FITTINGS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - HYDRAULIC FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
        REMARKS- AL HYD LN,539-1101-8-2700,FAILED.LOST BRAKES/NOSE WHL STEERING.NOSE WHL HIT BARRIER ABUTMENT.
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