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Last updated: 5 December 2019
Fecha:viernes 20 febrero 1970
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-0
Operador:Jet International
Registración: N741J
Numéro de série: 146
Año de Construcción: 1949
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 24
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 28
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Hampton-Langley AFB, VA (LFI) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Richmond International Airport (Byrd Field), VA (RIC/KRIC), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Linden Airport, NJ (LDJ/KLDJ), Estados Unidos de América
The Convair was flown with numerous maintenance discrepancies. Because of landing gear locking problems, the crew decided to carry out an emergency belly landing at Langley AFB. The aircraft belly landed there on a foamed runway.

Probable Cause:

personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: improper maintenance (maintenance personnel)
airframe - landing gear: gear locking mechanism
miscellaneous acts,conditions - corroded/corrosion
miscellaneous acts,conditions - material failure
miscellaneous acts,conditions - intentional wheels-up
miscellaneous acts,conditions - landed on foamed runway

» NTSB id IAD70AI046


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Distance from Richmond International Airport (Byrd Field), VA to Linden Airport, NJ as the crow flies is 433 km (271 miles).

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