Vliegtuigongeval op 21 FEB 1973 met Curtiss C-46A-50-CU Commando N10427 - Barrancabermeja Airport (EJA)
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Datum:woensdag 21 februari 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-50-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Joanne Fashions
Registratie: N10427
Constructienummer: 30532
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3 km (1.9 mijl) SSW of Barrancabermeja Airport (EJA) (   Colombia)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Vliegveld van aankomst:Pereira Airport (PEI/SKPE), Colombia
Beschrijving:
Some time after leaving Barranquilla, the no. 1 engine malfunctioned, so the crew had to divert to Barrancabermeja with a feathered prop. While turning to finals, the aircraft crashed and caught fire about 3 km short of runway 03.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Sharp turn to the side of the dead engine caused the overloaded aircraft to lose speed and lose control.



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photo of Curtiss-C-46A-Commando-N10427
accident date: 21-02-1973
type: Curtiss C-46A Commando
registration: N10427
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport en Pereira Airport bedraagt 680 km (425 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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