Accident description
Last updated: 1 October 2014
Status:Final
Date:Sunday 28 April 1968
Time:05:23
Type:Douglas DC-8-31
Operator:Capitol Airways
Registration: N1802
C/n / msn: 45277/94
First flight: 1960
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT4A-
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Atlantic City International Airport, NJ (ACY) (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Atlantic City International Airport, NJ (ACY/KACY), United States of America
Destination airport:Atlantic City International Airport, NJ (ACY/KACY), United States of America
Narrative:
A go-around was initiated in critical attitude and airspeed configuration during an attempted two-engine touch-and-go landing. With full power on no. 1 and no. 2 engines and idle power on no. 3 and 4 the DC-8 rolled and yawed right and crashed.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - simulated conditions
dual student - improper operation of powerplant & powerplant controls
dual student - spontaneous-improper action
partial power loss - partial loss of power - 2 engines

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» NTSB


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