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Last updated: 27 February 2021
Datum:Samstag 21 August 1976
Flugzeugtyp:Convair CV-880-22M-3
Fluggesellschaft:Airtrust Singapore
Kennzeichen: N48060
Werknummer: 22-00-47M
Baujahr: 1962
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP) (   Singapur)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL), Singapur
Flug nach:Singapore-Paya Lebar International Airport (SIN/WSAP), Singapur
The pilot couldn't rotate the aircraft, so aborted. The aircraft overran by some 100 m. The nose gear collapsed.
The airplane was being repositioned to Paya Lebar Airport to pick up 50 oil workers bound for the Middle East.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: Center of gravity exceeded the forward limit due to incorrect weight and balance computation.

» The Straits Times, 22 August 1976, Page 1


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Distance from Singapore-Seletar Airport to Singapore-Paya Lebar International Airport as the crow flies is 8 km (5 miles).

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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