Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:lunes 23 junio 1969
Hora:15:42
Tipo:Aviation Traders ATL-98 Carvair
Operador:Dominicana de Aviacion
Registración: HI-168
Numéro de série: 16/10485
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,5 km (0.9 milles) de Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ/MDSD), República Dominicana
Número de Vuelo: 401
Descripción:
Immediately after Flight 401 passed over the end of runway 12 following takeoff, heavy white smoke was seen emitting from the no. 2 engine and black puffs of smoke were seen coming from the no. 4 engine. The crew elected to return to the airport. The aircraft reached an altitude of about 300 feet and a left turn toward runway 27 was made. The Carvair lost height and crashed into buildings 1 mile short of the runway.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The confused action on the part of the crew while attempting to cope with the catastrophic failure of an engine during takeoff."

Fuentes:
» NTSB-AAR-70-17

Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America
report status: Final
report number: NTSB/AAR-70-17
report released:12-AUG-1970
duration of investigation:415 days (1 year 1.7 months)
download report: Compania Dominicana de Aviacion, Douglas DC-4, Convair ATL 98, HI-168 near Miami International Airport, Miami, Florida, June 23, 1969. (NTSB/AAR-70-17)
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photo of Aviation Traders ATL-98 Carvair EC-AXI
EC-AXI was sold to Dominicana in 1969 and crashed later that year at Miami.
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport as the crow flies is 1357 km (848 miles).

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