Accident
Last updated: 2 October 2014
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Fecha:jueves 23 febrero 1961
Tipo:Convair R4Y-1Z (CV-340)
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 140378
Numéro de série: 140
Año de Construcción: 1954
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Atlantic City-Bader Field, NJ (AIY) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:New York (unknown airport), NY, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Camp Springs-Andrews AFB, MD (ADW/KADW), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The Convair departed New York on a flight to Washington, carrying Paul B. Fay Jr. to be sworn in as undersecretary of the Navy. Fog and rain prevented a landing at Andrews AFB. While heading for an alternate airport the plane's electrical system failed. The crew decided to divert to Bader Field (AIY). It touched down on runway 04 but the propellers did not reverse due to the electrical system failure. The aircraft could not be stopped on the runway. It overran into a deep-water ship channel.

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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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