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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 25 mayo 1978
Hora:07:55
Tipo:Convair CV-880-22-2
Operador:Groth Air
Registración: N8815E
Numéro de série: 22-00-63
Año de Construcción: 1962
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Ejecutivo
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Sint Maarten-Juliana Airport (SXM/TNCM), Sint Maarten
Descripción:
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:

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

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Sint Maarten-Juliana Airport as the crow flies is 1956 km (1223 miles).

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