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Last updated: 25 June 2019
Status:Final
Date:Tuesday 2 September 1969
Time:12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-1
Operator:Hughes Tool Corp
Registration: N8410H
C/n / msn: 70
First flight: 1948
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Encampment A-A Ranch Airport, WY (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Culver City-Hughes Airport, CA (CVR), United States of America
Destination airport:Encampment A-A Ranch Airport, WY, United States of America
Narrative:
The Convair CV-240 landed at Encampment, WY. Asymmetrical thrust reversal caused the plane to swerve off the side of the runway. The landing gear then collapsed as the aircraft struck the edge of the parking ramp.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper operation of powerplant & powerplant controls
miscellaneous acts,conditions - thrust reversal-asymetrical
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure

Sources:
» NTSB id DEN70A0016


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