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Last updated: 7 August 2020
Datum:woensdag 17 september 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-4
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Asiatic International Airways
Registratie: N8329C
Constructienummer: 110
Bouwjaar: 1948
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:400 m off Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP) (   Singapore)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Test
Vliegveld van vertrek:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL), Singapore
Vliegveld van aankomst:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL), Singapore
During a test flight the no. 1 engine failed. After shutting it down, the crew tried to return to Seletar Airport. The no. 2 engine cut out three times intermittently while returning. The crew was forced to ditch the Convair in 8 m of water in the Straits of Johore, some 400 m short of runway 20. No maintenance was recorded since the aircraft arrived at 15 May 1975.

» Aviation News 17 October 1975


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