Accident
Last updated: 30 July 2014
Status:Definitief
Datum:woensdag 7 juni 2006
Tijd:07:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic B742 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-2U3BSF
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Tradewinds International Airlines
Registratie: N922FT
Constructienummer: 22768/561
Bouwjaar: 1982-04-24 (24 years 2 months)
Aantal vlieguren:78767
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7Q
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport (MDE) (   Colombia)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport (MDE/SKRG), Colombia
Vliegveld van aankomst:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer: 444
Beschrijving:
Takeoff from Medellin (MDE) was aborted because of engine problems. The aircraft could not be brought to a halt on the runway and overran into a field. The nose gear was sheared off completely and the 747 came to rest about 150 m past the 3500 m long runway.

CAUSA PROBABLE: "El inicio de la maniobra de despegue abortado (RTO) a una velocidad 12 nudos mayor de la calculada para los condiciones previstas.
CAUSAS CONTRIBUYENTES:
Omision de los factores incidentes como pista mojada en el calculo de las velocidades de despegue.
La ausencia de un despachador de vuelo debidamente certificado y calificado en el equipo.
La falta del motor número 1 por causas no conocidas."

unofficial Spanish translation:
PROBABLE CAUSE: "The beginning of an aborted take-off (RTO) at a speed higher than 12 knots calculated for the existing conditions.
CONTRIBUTING CAUSES:
Failure to include factors such as a wet runway in the calculation of takeoff speeds.
The absence of a flight dispatcher properly certified and qualified for the equipment.
The failure of engine number 1 for reasons unknown."

Bronnen:
» Avión carguero de EEUU se accidenta en aeropuerto de Rionegro (Terra, 7-6-2006)


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photo of Boeing 747-2U3B (SF) N922FT
N922FT moved to Atlas Air in 2002 and was acquired by Tradewinds in September 2004
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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport en Miami International Airport, FL bedraagt 2232 km (1395 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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