Vliegtuigongeval op 14 JUL 1990 met Lockheed L-188CF Electra N4465F - Aruba-Reina Beatrix Airport (AUA)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:zaterdag 14 juli 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic L188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-188CF Electra
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:TPI International Airways
Registratie: N4465F
Constructienummer: 1096
Bouwjaar: 1959-09-29 (30 years 10 months)
Motoren: 4 Allison 501-D13
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Aruba-Reina Beatrix Airport (AUA) (   Aruba)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Aruba-Reina Beatrix Airport (AUA/TNCA), Aruba
Vliegveld van aankomst:Panama City-Tocumen International Airport (PTY/MPTO), Panama
The no. 3 propeller gearbox failed, causing the prop to separate. A broken propeller blade struck the no. 4 propeller, which also separated. A propeller then crossed under the aircraft slicing through the fuselage, cables, hydraulics and pressure vessel, damaging the no. 2 engine.
The no. 2, 3 and 4 engines were shut down. An emergency landing was carried out at Aruba with no brakes, 10deg flaps and limited flight controls.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The in-flight loss of the nos 3 and 4 propellers and gearboxes for undetermined reasons. The failed components were not recovered from the Caribbean sea."

» ICAO Adrep Summary 3/94 (#79)
» Scramble Vol.12, nr. 05


photo of Lockheed-L-188CF-Electra-N4465F
accident date: 14-07-1990
type: Lockheed L-188CF Electra
registration: N4465F

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 Aruba-Reina Beatrix Airport en Panama City-Tocumen International Airport bedraagt 1086 km (679 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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