Accident Canadair CC-106 Yukon (CL-44) LV-JSY,
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Date:Saturday 27 September 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Canadair CC-106 Yukon (CL-44)
Owner/operator:Aerotransportes Entre Rios - AER
Registration: LV-JSY
MSN: 5
Year of manufacture:1961
Total airframe hrs:20108 hours
Cycles:5891 flights
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Tyne 515-10
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Destination airport:Panama City-Paitilla Airport (PAC/MPMG)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Aerotransportes Entre Rios cargo flight 501/90 crashed while attempting a night VMC takeoff from runway 27L at the Miami International Airport, Florida. The aircraft did not become airborne, and the pilot attempted unsuccessfully to reject the takeoff. The aircraft ran off the departure end of the runway and crashed on the west bank of a canal, about 960 ft from the departure end of the runway. Six of the ten persons aboard were killed. Two crewmembers and two passengers survived the accident. The aircraft was destroyed by impact and fire. The aircraft struck and destroyed an automobile; one occupant of the car was injured.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "An attempt to take-off with an external makeshift flight control lock on the right elevator."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: DCA76AZ005
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report


Aviation News 17 October 1975



photo (c) Airview

photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA); July 1975

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