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Last updated: 12 June 2021
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:samedi 24 mai 1980
Heure:16:00
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-0
Compagnie:Charles Clay
Immatriculation: N300GR
Numéro de série: 115
Année de Fabrication: 1948
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 1 / à bord: 1
Total:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:près de Daytona Beach, FL (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En montée initiale (ICL)
Nature:Convoyage
Aéroport de départ:Daytona Beach-Spruce Creek Airport, FL, Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Santo Domingo (unknown airport), République Dominicaine
Détails:
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

Sources:
» NTSB


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