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Last updated: 28 May 2016
Datum:Freitag 9 Februar 1979
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC91 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-9-14
Fluggesellschaft:Eastern Air Lines
Kennzeichen: N8910E
Werknummer: 45771/58
Baujahr: 1966
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Miami-Dade Collier Airport, FL (TNT) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Miami-Dade Collier Airport, FL (TNT/KTNT), USA
Flug nach:Miami-Dade Collier Airport, FL (TNT/KTNT), USA
The left wing struck the ground during a simulated no. 1 engine failure. The right wing hit the ground and the aircraft crashed.

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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