Date & Time: Dec 18, 1960
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While taking off from Northeast Cape on St Lawrence Island, one of the main gear collapsed. The pilot elected to stop immediately but the airplane overran and came to rest in a snowy field. All seven occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Failure of an undercarriage while taking off with an overloaded aircraft and a CofG too far rear.