Runway excursion Accident Convair CV-240-0 JA5098,
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Date:Thursday 27 February 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-240-0
Owner/operator:Fuji Air Lines
Registration: JA5098
MSN: 53
Year of manufacture:1948
Fatalities:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 42
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Oita Airport (OIT) -   Japan
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kagoshima-City Airport
Destination airport:Oita Airport (OIT/RJFO)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft overran runway 02 on landing. The Convair collided with lumber piled up 124 m past the runway end, and fell into the dried-up Urakawa River.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The overlapping effects of excessive air speed in touchdown, inoperative propeller reversing, insufficient effect of the foot brake and the counter effect of the second reversing operations, although it is very difficult to judge to what degree any of the above-mentioned causes affect this accident."


ICAO Aircraft Accident Digest No.16, Circular 82-AN/69 (61-64)


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