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Last updated: 25 June 2019
Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 29 November 1978
Time:11:22
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair VT-29A (CV-240)
Operator:J.M. Cuadros
Registration: LV-MMR
C/n / msn: 214
First flight: 1951
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kendall-Tamiami Airport, FL (TMB) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Kendall-Tamiami Airport, FL (TMB/KTMB), United States of America
Destination airport:Kendall-Tamiami Airport, FL (TMB/KTMB), United States of America
Narrative:
The trainee pilot lost control during a simulated engine failure at V2 speed during takeoff. The Convair touched down left of the runway and continued 1000 feet before coming to halt in a canal. The aircraft caught fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
dual student - improper operation of flight controls
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - simulated conditions

Sources:
» NTSB


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