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Last updated: 23 January 2021
Datum:zaterdag 21 augustus 1976
Type:Convair CV-880-22M-3
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Airtrust Singapore
Registratie: N48060
Constructienummer: 22-00-47M
Bouwjaar: 1962
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 9
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP) (   Singapore)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL), Singapore
Vliegveld van aankomst:Singapore-Paya Lebar International Airport (SIN/WSAP), Singapore
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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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 Singapore-Seletar Airport en Singapore-Paya Lebar International Airport bedraagt 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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