Descripción del Accidente ASN 26 AUG 1979 Convair CV-440 N14478 - San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU)
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Fecha:domingo 26 agosto 1979
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440
Operador:Cornerstone Construction Inc. ?
Registración: N14478
Numéro de série: 103
Año de Construcción: 1953
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU) (   Puerto Rico)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Ilegal
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Puerto Rico
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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