Accident
Last updated: 24 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 17 marzo 1958
Tipo:Martin 4-0-4
Operador:Eastern Air Lines
Registración: N496A
Numéro de série: 14244
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Melbourne, FL (MLB) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jacksonville-Thomas Cole Imeson Municipal Airport, FL, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Melbourne International Airport, FL (MLB/KMLB), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
On finals to Melbourne, the left main undercarriage struck an unmarked pile of gravel at the approach end of the runway. On rollout the landing gear leg collapsed. The Martin 4-0-4 caught fire and burned.

Fuentes:
» Meriden Journal - Mar 17, 1958


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Distance from Jacksonville-Thomas Cole Imeson Municipal Airport, FL to Melbourne International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 273 km (171 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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