Vliegtuigongeval op 14 APR 1988 met Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000 N110UR - Charleston, WV
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:donderdag 14 april 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic F28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Piedmont Airlines
Registratie: N110UR
Constructienummer: 11182
Bouwjaar: 1982-03-31 (6 years )
Aantal vlieguren:14441
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 56
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 62
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Charleston, WV (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Charleston-Yeager Airport, WV (CRW/KCRW), Verenigde Staten
Cruising at FL310, the no. 2 engine first stage turbine disc separated, causing an uncontained engine failure. Turbine debris penetrated the fuselage structure and caused depressurization. The pilot made an emergency descent and landed at Charleston.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Engine and airframe failure were caused by the the separation of the first stage low pressure turbine disk. The disc interstage seal was installed inadequately, resulting in rubbing between the seal and disk, causing failure of the disk. Inadequate procedure by maintenance personnel are a contributing factor."

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 6 months
Accident number: BFO88FA036
Download report: Summary report



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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC en Charleston-Yeager Airport, WV bedraagt 354 km (221 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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