Accident
Last updated: 1 November 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 26 April 1962
Zeit:12:13
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-749A Constellation
Fluggesellschaft:Federal Aviation Agency - FAA
Kennzeichen: N116A
Werknummer: 2611
Baujahr: 1949
Betriebsstunden:41481
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Canton Island Airport (CIS) (   Kiribati) show on map
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Ausbildungsflug
Flug von:Canton Island Airport (CIS/PCIS), Kiribati
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Constellation plane was being used to train the co-pilot in various manoeuvres and flight configurations prior to being tested for an ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot Rating) and to train a flight maintenance technician as a flight engineer. The aircraft crashed while carrying out a go-around at Topham Field, Canton Island.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Loss of control during an attempted go-around following initial touchdown, as a result of an undetected reversal of No.4 propeller."

Informationsquelle:
» CAB Accident Report File No. 2-0564
» ICAO Accident Digest No.14 Volume II, Circular 71-AN/63 (52-57)


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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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