Accident Convair CV-240-14 N1015G,
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Date:Friday 14 May 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-240-14
Owner/operator:United States Department of Interior
Registration: N1015G
MSN: 127
Year of manufacture:1949
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Buhl, ID -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Twin Falls City County Airport, ID (TWF/KTWF)
Destination airport:Twin Falls City County Airport, ID (TWF/KTWF)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The no. 2 engine lost power during climb due to a rupture in the fuel feed valve diaphragm. The propeller was not feathered and the pilot decided to carry out a belly landing.

powerplant - fuel system: pumps
miscellaneous acts,conditions - material failure
pilot in command - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improper emergency procedures
miscellaneous acts,conditions - intentional wheels-up
partial power loss - partial loss of power - 1 engine

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: SEA71FYA32
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report



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