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Last updated: 22 October 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:vrijdag 6 november 1992
Tijd:02:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7CF
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aerochago Airlines
Registratie: HI-619SP
Constructienummer: 45158/744
Bouwjaar: 1956
Motoren: 4 Wright R-3350-93
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Dania Beach, FL (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ/MDSD), Dominicaanse Republiek
Beschrijving:
The no. 4 engine failed after takeoff. The no. 2 engine also failed a little later. The pilot then elected to ditch the aircraft 140 m offshore.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure of the #4 engine for an undetermined reasons(s), and the inability of the airplane to remain airborne due to the overgross weight takeoff performed by the pilot. Factors which contributed to the accident were: the questionable airworthiness of the airplane and engines due to the lack of records, and the failure of the federal aviation administration to adequately survey the operator."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Accident number: MIA93FA015
Download report: Final report

Bronnen:
» Aviation Week & Space Technology 16.11.92 (15)
» ICAO Summary 5/94 (#74)
» NTSB
» Scramble 162
» Scramble 163


Foto's

photo of Douglas-DC-7CF-HI-61PCA
accident date: 06-11-1992
type: Douglas DC-7CF
registration: HI-61PCA
photo of Douglas-DC-7CF-N3775U
accident date: 06-11-1992
type: Douglas DC-7CF
registration: N3775U
 

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 Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL en Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport bedraagt 1364 km (852 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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