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Last updated: 4 December 2020
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Fecha:viernes 7 enero 1972
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-340-68B
Operador:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Registración: HZ-AAU
Numéro de série: 182
Año de Construcción: 1954
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 12
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Jeddah International Airport (   Arabia Saudita)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Pasajeros Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jeddah International Airport (JED/OEJD), Arabia Saudita
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Convair returned to Jeddah with a no. 2 engine failure. On final approach to runway 33L, the flaps got stuck at 17 degrees. On rollout, with the no. 1 engine in reverse, the aircraft ran off the left side of the runway. The nosegear struck an asphalt mound and collapsed.
The engine problems caused by a no. 1 cylinder exhaust valve held in the open position.
CAUSE: Pilot unaware of hydraulic system failure.



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