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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Monday 23 January 1967
Time:09:01
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-640
Operator:Caribair
Registration: N3408
C/n / msn: 21
First flight: 1952
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 25
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:San Juan (   Puerto Rico)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:San Juan (unknown airport), Puerto Rico
Flightnumber: 101
Narrative:
Touched down 250 feet short of the runway, causing the nose and right main gear to collapse. The no. 2 engine was torn off and the right wing separated.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Misjudgement of speed, distance and altitude by the pilot.

Classification:

Sources:
» NTSB


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