Accident
Last updated: 20 September 2014
Status:Definitief
Datum:vrijdag 12 mei 1978
Tijd:15:30
Type:Convair CV-440-86
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Argosy Airlines
Registratie: N9302
Constructienummer: 416
Bouwjaar: 1957
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Shippingport, PA (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Columbus (unknown airport), OH, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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