ASN Aircraft accident Convair VT-29A (CV-240) LV-MMR Kendall-Tamiami Airport, FL (TMB)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Wednesday 29 November 1978
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
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)
Departure airport:Kendall-Tamiami Airport, FL (TMB/KTMB), United States of America
Destination airport:Kendall-Tamiami Airport, FL (TMB/KTMB), United States of America
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:

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



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