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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:Dienstag 2 Juli 1963
Zeit:16:49
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic M404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Martin 4-0-4
Fluggesellschaft:Mohawk Airlines
Kennzeichen: N449A
Werknummer: 14140
Baujahr: 1952
Betriebsstunden:29817
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 40
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 43
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Rochester-Monroe County Airport, NY (ROC) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Rochester-Monroe County Airport, NY (ROC/KROC), USA
Flug nach:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), USA
Flugnummer: 112
Unfallbericht:
Takeoff from Rochester-Monroe County runway 28 was began as a thunderstorm moved over the runway from the West-Northwest. After lift-off, the aircraft entered an area of heavy rain, shifting winds and hail. The left wing made contact with the ground and the Martin cartwheeled to a stop.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A loss of control during an attempted takeoff into a severe thunderstorm."

Informationsquelle:
» CAB Accident Report File No. 1-0008
» ICAO Accident Digest No.15 - Volume I, Circular 78-AN/66 (109-113)


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Distance from Rochester-Monroe County Airport, NY to Newark International Airport, NJ as the crow flies is 393 km (246 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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