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Last updated: 12 August 2020
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:mercredi 4 avril 2001
Heure:12:20 AST
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-S1C3G
Compagnie:Roblex Aviation
Immatriculation: N19BA
Numéro de série: 4986
Année de Fabrication: 1942
Heures de vol:39832
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:1,6 km (1 milles) E of San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) (   Porto Rico)
Phase de vol: En montée initiale (ICL)
Nature:Entrainement
Aéroport de départ:San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Porto Rico
Aéroport de destination:San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Porto Rico
Détails:
DC-3 N19BA was being used for a training flight out of San Juan-Luis Munoz Marin Airport to practice ILS approaches. After performing a touch-and-go on runway 10, the right engine failed. Engine failure emergency procedures where carried out when the left engine stopped producing power as well. The crew ditched the plane in the laguna La Torrecilla, one mile East of the airport. The co-pilot reported that the captain feathered the left propeller when carrying out the emergency procedures for the right hand engine.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The captain's activation of the left propeller feathering button after failure of the right engine for undetermined reasons resulting in loss of all engine power and the airplane making a forced landing in water."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 117 days (4 months)
Accident number: MIA01IA110
Download report: Summary report

Sources:
» El Nuevo Día
» FAA
» NTSB


Photos

photo of Douglas-DC-3-SIC3G-N19BA
accident date: 04-04-2001
type: Douglas DC-3-SIC3G
registration: N19BA
photo of Douglas-DC-3-SIC3G-N19BA
accident date: 04-04-2001
type: Douglas DC-3-SIC3G
registration: N19BA
 

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