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Last updated: 13 August 2020
Datum:zaterdag 1 november 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440-75
Registratie: SE-BSU
Constructienummer: 395
Bouwjaar: 1957
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN) (   Zweden)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Training
Vliegveld van vertrek:Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN/ESSA), Zweden
Vliegveld van aankomst:Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN/ESSA), Zweden
An engine failure was simulated during the takeoff (at V1). The yaw was corrected, and the Convair lifted off the runway. When airborne, the left wing dropped slowly, causing the aircraft to drift to the left. Power was restored to the no. 1 engine, but the left wing hit the ground and the aircraft crash-landed. The nose and right main gear collapsed.

Probable Cause:

POSSIBLE FACTORS: "a) Wind shear effect; b) Roughness on wing surfaces (ice) could have affected climb; c) The aircraft slipped to the left when power restored on left engine. The slipstream then temporarily will give yaw to the left and increase the slip; d) Banking attitude towards the 'failed' engine side caused the Vmc to increase over calculated V2."


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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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