Accident
Last updated: 16 April 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 25 Mai 1978
Zeit:07:55
Flugzeugtyp:Convair CV-880-22-2
Fluggesellschaft:Groth Air
Kennzeichen: N8815E
Werknummer: 22-00-63
Baujahr: 1962
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   USA) show on map
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Geschäftsflug
Flug von:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flug nach:Sint Maarten-Juliana Airport (SXM/TNCM), Niederländische Antillen
Unfallbericht:
Improper loading of the aircraft caused the center of gravity limit to be exceeded by 12,61% mac. The pilot aborted the takeoff, but the plane could not be brought to a halt on the runway and overran by 285 feet.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improperly loaded aircraft-weight-and/or c.g.
FACTORS:
personnel - operational supervisory personnel: deficiency,company maintained eqpmt,services,regulation
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ran off end of runway
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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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 Sint Maarten-Juliana Airport as the crow flies is 1956 km (1223 miles).

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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