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Last updated: 20 September 2018
Fecha:martes 19 enero 1982
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CL44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-44D4-1
Operador:AECA - Aeroservicios Ecuatorianos
Registración: HC-BHS
Numéro de série: 14
Año de Construcción: 1961-03-13 (20 years 11 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:42851
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Tyne 515
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Managua-Augusto C Sandino Airport (MGA/MNMG), Nicaragua
Hydraulic pressure was lost while the landing gear was being retracted after takeoff. The crew attempted to lower the gear again and returned to Miami. The nose gear was down and locked, but the main gear would not lock. The main gear partially retracted during the rollout.

Probable Cause:

fluid,hydraulic..low level
aircraft preflight..inadequate..flight engineer



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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Managua-Augusto C Sandino Airport as the crow flies is 1628 km (1018 miles).

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