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JH07_309.jpg - Date of accident: 13-JUN-2011 | Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress”Liberty Belle” | N390TH | Pilot: Capt. John Hess | Near Oswego, ILThe pilot's improper assembly of the airplanes brakes, exceeding the authorized gross weight of the airplane at takeoff, and the pilot's failure to abort the takeoff in sufficient time to avoid an on-ground collision with fixed objects. A factor in the accident was the pilot's lack of experience in assembling the airplanes brakes.

Date of accident: 13-JUN-2011 | Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress”Liberty Belle” | N390TH | Pilot: Capt. John Hess | Near Oswego, IL The pilot's improper assembly of the airplanes brakes, exceeding the authorized gross weight of the airplane at takeoff, and the pilot's failure to abort the takeoff in sufficient time to avoid an on-ground collision with fixed objects. A factor in the accident was the pilot's lack of experience in assembling the airplanes brakes.
Image ID: JH07_309 | | Camera: Canon EOS 40D | | Date: 8/7/10 1:50 PM
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