Flugunfall 26 AUG 1979 einer Convair CV-440 N14478 - San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU)
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Datum:Sonntag 26 August 1979
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440
Fluggesellschaft:Cornerstone Construction Inc. ?
Kennzeichen: N14478
Werknummer: 103
Baujahr: 1953
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU) (   Puerto Rico)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Ungültiger Flug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ),
Because of problems extending the right main landing gear, two touch and go landings were made. The pilot then chose to carry out a gear-up landing on runway 10. The 3 occupants were seen running from the plane. Part of the right main gear and the outboard 5 feet of the right horizontal stabilizer and elevator were missing. Presumed smuggling flight.

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photo of Convair-CV-440-N14478
accident date: 26-08-1979
type: Convair CV-440
registration: N14478
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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