Accident Convair CV-240-4 N8329C,
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Date:Wednesday 17 September 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-240-4
Owner/operator:Asiatic International Airways
Registration: N8329C
MSN: 110
Year of manufacture:1948
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:400 m off Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP) -   Singapore
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL)
Destination airport:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL)
During a test flight the no. 1 engine failed. After shutting it down, the crew tried to return to Seletar Airport. The no. 2 engine cut out three times intermittently while returning. The crew was forced to ditch the Convair in 8 m of water in the Straits of Johore, some 400 m short of runway 20. No maintenance was recorded since the aircraft arrived at 15 May 1975.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Report number: OAK76DJY02
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Aviation News 17 October 1975

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