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Last updated: 29 May 2016
Datum:Sonntag 28 April 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Douglas DC-8-31
Fluggesellschaft:Capitol Airways
Kennzeichen: N1802
Werknummer: 45277/94
Baujahr: 1960
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT4A-
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Atlantic City International Airport, NJ (ACY) (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Atlantic City International Airport, NJ (ACY/KACY), USA
Flug nach:Atlantic City International Airport, NJ (ACY/KACY), USA
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.

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



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