Accident
Last updated: 19 September 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Freitag 12 Mai 1978
Zeit:15:30
Flugzeugtyp:Convair CV-440-86
Fluggesellschaft:Argosy Airlines
Kennzeichen: N9302
Werknummer: 416
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Shippingport, PA (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Columbus (unknown airport), OH, USA
Flug nach:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), USA
Unfallbericht:
One engine failed and the remaining engine suffered a partial loss of power. The Convair ditched in the Ohio River.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper in-flight decisions or planning
powerplant - engine structure: master and connecting rods
miscellaneous acts,conditions - material failure
miscellaneous acts,conditions - failure of two or more engines
FACTORS:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
miscellaneous acts,conditions - aircraft came to rest in water
partial power loss - partial loss of power - 1 engine
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-1 engine

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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