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Last updated: 23 October 2021
Status:- (Geen officieel onderzoek)
Datum:zaterdag 30 mei 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-17
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Trans Florida Airlines
Registratie: N87949
Constructienummer: 202
Bouwjaar: 1950
Aantal vlieguren:18581
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Aguadilla-Borinquen Airport (BQN) (   Puerto Rico)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Training
Vliegveld van vertrek:Aguadilla-Borinquen Airport (BQN/TJBQ), Puerto Rico
Vliegveld van aankomst:Aguadilla-Borinquen Airport (BQN/TJBQ), Puerto Rico
Beschrijving:
Convair CV-240 N87949 was engaged in a training flight out of Aguadilla-Borinquen Airport (BQN), Puerto Rico.
During a touch and go exercise, the trainee copilot lifted the landing gear handle, thinking it was the flap handle. The left hand main gear and nose landing gear collapsed. The plane settled onto the runway and skidded.

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photo of Convair-CV-240-N87949
accident date: 30-05-1998
type: Convair CV-240
registration: N87949
 

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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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