Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2000 Issue

Sept. 26, Charlotte, N.C. / Douglas DC-3

At about 06:35 eastern time, a Douglas DC-3 nosed over during landing at Douglas International Airport. The pilot said he made a “normal” IFR approach to runway 5 and had a gear down-and-locked indication. On touchdown, the airplane yawed right and nosed over. Examination of the airplane revealed that the right landing gear had collapsed....

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