Narrative:The left wing struck the ground during a simulated no. 1 engine failure. The right wing hit the ground and the aircraft crashed.
|Date:||Friday 9 February 1979|
|Operator:||Eastern Air Lines|
|C/n / msn:|| 45771/58|
|First flight:|| 1966|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Miami-Dade Collier Airport, FL (TNT) (United States of America)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Miami-Dade Collier Airport, FL (TNT), United States of America|
|Destination airport:||Miami-Dade Collier Airport, FL (TNT), United States of America|
copilot - improper operation of flight controls
copilot - lack of familiarity with aircraft
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
miscellaneous acts,conditions - simulated conditions
» NTSB File 1-0016
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Distance from Miami-Dade Collier Airport, FL to Miami-Dade Collier Airport, FL as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).