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Accident description
Last updated: 18 November 2017
Date:Monday 22 May 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440
Operator:SASA - Servicios Aéreos Santa Ana
Registration: CP-2142
C/n / msn: 120
First flight: 1953
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:San Borja-Capitan G.Q. Guardia Airport (SRJ) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:San Borja-Capitan G.Q. Guardia Airport (SRJ/SLSB), Bolivia
Destination airport:?
The CV-440 suffered an engine surge on climb-out. The captain decided to return to the airport. The landing gear deployed fine, but the aircraft was unable to roll-out and level while turning short-finals onto the runway. It hit the ground in a nose-down and level-wing-low attitude.

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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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