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Last updated: 18 September 2019
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Date:Thursday 30 May 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic CV99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-990-30A-5 Coronado
Operator:American Airlines
Registration: N5616
C/n / msn: 30-10-28
First flight: 1962
Engines: 4 General Electric CJ805-23
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
The CV-990 burned out following an APU fire on the ground.

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photo of Convair-CV-990-30A-5-Coronado-N5616
accident date: 30-05-1963
type: Convair CV-990-30A-5 Coronado
registration: N5616
 
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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