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Last updated: 22 June 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:sábado 24 mayo 1980
Hora:16:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-0
Operador:Charles Clay
Registración: N300GR
Numéro de série: 115
Año de Construcción: 1948
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Daytona Beach, FL (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Daytona Beach-Spruce Creek Airport, FL, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Santo Domingo (unknown airport), República Dominicana
Descripción:
The Convair CV-240 was 7353 lb over the maximum gross weight when it departed Daytona Beach. In addition, the crew were aware of the fact that the oil lines of the plane were 15 years old. During takeoff, the no. 2 engine caught fire. The pilot continued the takeoff and initiated a left turn, followed by a steep right turn. The aircraft crashed and caught fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - attempted operation w/known deficiencies in equipment
pilot in command - failed to abort takeoff
FACTORS:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improperly loaded aircraft-weight-and/or c.g.
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fire in engine

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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