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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Fecha:sábado 24 noviembre 1979
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440-86
Operador:Mackey International Airlines
Registración: N444JM
Numéro de série: 419
Año de Construcción: 1957
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 43
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 46
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Freeport-Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO) (   Bahamas)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Freeport-Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO/MYGF), Bahamas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), Estados Unidos de América
Convair CV-440 N444JM departed Freeport on a charter flight to Fort Lauderdale. On climbout a fire erupted in the right main landing gear wheel well. The pilot decided to return to Freeport. While approaching the airport, the no. 2 engine tore away. The Convair veered off the runway on landing and ended up 225 feet left of the centerline in the water.



photo of Convair-CV-440-86-N444JM
accident date: 24-11-1979
type: Convair CV-440-86
registration: N444JM

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Freeport-Grand Bahama International Airport to Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 154 km (96 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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