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Accident description
Last updated: 1 October 2016
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Date:Friday 15 February 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-0
Operator:William J Evans
Registration: N8330C
C/n / msn: 109
First flight: 1948
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Port-au-Prince (   Haiti)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
About 45 minutes after takeoff from Port-au-Prince the Convair tried to return due to engine problems. An emergency landing was made with the left engine and wing on fire. The three occupants had disappeared by the time rescue services arrived. The aircraft was carrying marijuana.

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