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Last updated: 7 June 2020
Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 29 noviembre 1966
Hora:17:28
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440
Operador:Allegheny Airlines
Registración: N3414
Numéro de série: 45
Año de Construcción: 1953
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 12
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 16
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Harrisburg Airport, PA (HAR) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Harrisburg-York State Airport, PA (HAR/KCXY), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pittsburgh International Airport, PA (PIT/KPIT), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: 305
Descripción:
During the takeoff run a complete electrical failure occurred due to an improperly installed heater. The pilot decided to abort the takeoff, but the propeller reverse did not work. The Convair overran the runway and collided with an approach light tower.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
miscellaneous acts, conditions - electrical failure
personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: improper maintenance (maintenance personnel)
personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: inadequate inspection of aircraft (maintenance personnel)
pilot in command - spontaneous-improper action
pilot in command - improper operation of powerplant & powerplant controls
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improper emergency procedures
FACTOR(S)
miscellaneous acts, conditions - thrust-unable to reverse

Fuentes:
» NTSB File # 1-0047


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Distance from Harrisburg-York State Airport, PA to Pittsburgh International Airport, PA as the crow flies is 286 km (179 miles).

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