Descripción del Accidente ASN 25 AUG 1982 Convair CV-440 N477KW - Wolf Creek Pass, CO
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:mircoles 25 agosto 1982
Hora:13:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440
Operado por:Air Resorts Airlines
Alquilado a :National Flight Services
Registración: N477KW
Numéro de série: 210
Año de Construcción: 1954
Horas Totales de la Célula:37102
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-CB3
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Wolf Creek Pass, CO (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Pueblo Memorial Airport, CO (PUB/KPUB), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Carlsbad-McClellan-Palomar Airport, CA (CLD/KCRQ), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The aircraft collided with a mountain at 11700 feet while continuing VFR flight in worsening weather conditions. The aircraft was owned by National Flight Services, but operated by Air Resorts Airlines.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
VFR flight into IMC .. continued .. pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
weather condition .. clouds
terrain condition .. mountainous/hilly

Accident investigation:

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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: DEN82FA175
Download report: Summary report

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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photo of Convair-CV-440-N477KW
accident date: 25-08-1982
type: Convair CV-440
registration: N477KW
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Pueblo Memorial Airport, CO to Carlsbad-McClellan-Palomar Airport, CA as the crow flies is 1279 km (799 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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