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Last updated: 24 April 2018
Status:Voorlopig - officieel
Datum:donderdag 15 maart 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-340
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Jet One Express
Registratie: N153JR
Constructienummer: 117
Bouwjaar: 1953
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1,5 km (0.9 mijl) E of San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) (   Puerto Rico)
Fase: Initiële klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Puerto Rico
Vliegveld van aankomst:Sint Maarten-Juliana Airport (SXM/TNCM), Sint Maarten
A Convair CV-340 cargo plane crashed shortly after departure from San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU), Puerto Rico. Both pilots were killed.
The airplane took off from runway 10 at San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport bound for Sint Maarten-Juliana Airport (SXM). It carried 12059 pounds of cargo mainly consisting of bread. Shortly after takeoff the crew declared an emergency, stating that they wanted to return to the airport. They reported smoke coming from one of the engines. Air traffic control cleared the flight to land on runway 10, but the crew requested runway 28 for landing. This was approved and the controller cleared N153JR to land, stating that the wind was "150 at 3".
The flight came down in the Torrecilla Lagoon on the east side of the airport. It sank in 30-50 feet of water.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 11 months
Accident number: DCA12FA051
Download report: Summary report

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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 San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport en Sint Maarten-Juliana Airport bedraagt 307 km (192 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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