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Last updated: 28 August 2016
Fecha:miércoles 20 marzo 1968
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-340-38
Operador:Delta Air Lines
Registración: N4820C
Numéro de série: 152
Año de Construcción: 1954
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 39
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 42
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Evansville, IN (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Evansville-Dress Regional Airport, IN (EVV/KEVV), Estados Unidos de América
A no. 1 engine failure caused the crew to make a single engine landing at Evansville in rain and low ceiling conditions. The pilot aborted the go-around he had initiated and crash-landed. An exhaust valve failure in the no.15 cylinder caused the engine failure. The pilot misjudged speed and distance while landing.

powerplant - engine structure: cylinder assembly
miscellaneous acts, conditions - material failure
pilot in command - misjudged distance and speed
weather - low ceiling
weather - rain
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: wet runway

» NTSB File 1-0015


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