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Accident description
Last updated: 18 November 2017
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 16 December 1976
Time:03:30
Type:Convair CV-880-22M-22
Operator:Air Trine Inc
Registration: N5865
C/n / msn: 22-7-5-57
First flight: 1961
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Destination airport:Santo Domingo (unknown airport), Dominican Republic
Narrative:
Takeoff from runway 09L was aborted at rotation speed because the pilot couldn't rotate the aircraft. The Convair overran by 900 feet, struck an ILS antenna and came to a halt in a drainage ditch. It was determined that the centre of gravity was beyond the forward limit.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
personnel - operational supervisory personnel: deficiency,company maintained eqpmt,services,regulation
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improperly loaded aircraft-weight-and/or c.g.
pilot in command - delayed action in aborting takeoff
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ran off end of runway

Classification:
Centre of Gravity outside limits

Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB


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N5865 was bought by International Air Leases in 1975 and leased to Air Trine in February 1976.
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