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Last updated: 14 May 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:donderdag 5 april 1990
Tijd:17:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aerolineas Mundo - AMSA
Registratie: HI-515CT
Constructienummer: 4192
Bouwjaar: 1956
Aantal vlieguren:16822
Motoren: 4 Wright R-3350
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Levittown (   Puerto Rico)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Puerto Rico
Vliegveld van aankomst:Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ/MDSD), Dominicaanse Republiek
Beschrijving:
The pilot took off on a three-engined (the no. 3 engine feathered) ferry flight without authorization. The no. 2 engine caught fire on climbout, followed by the a no. 1 engine failure. The Constellation was then ditched just offshore.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Fire of an undetermined origin that resulted in a loss of power in two engines during a three engine ferry flight. Factors related to the accident were: failure of the pilot to obtain the required authorization for the three engine ferry flight, and his operation of the aircraft with known deficiencies."

Bronnen:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 3/94 (#77)
» NTSB


Foto's

photo of Lockheed-C-121S-Super-Constellation-HI-515CT
accident date: 05-04-1990
type: Lockheed C-121S Super Constellation
registration: HI-515CT
 

Kaart
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 San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport en Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport bedraagt 385 km (240 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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