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Last updated: 17 February 2019
Statuts:Préliminaire
Date:vendredi 8 février 2019
Heure:12:15
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair C-131B Samaritan
Compagnie:Conquest Air Cargo
Immatriculation: N145GT
Numéro de série: 256
Année de Fabrication: 1955
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Equipage:victimes: 1 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 1 / à bord: 2
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:21 km (13.1 milles) E de Bay Harbor Islands, FL (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Aéroport de départ:Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS/MYNN), Bahamas
Aéroport de destination:Opa-Locka Airport, FL (OPF/KOPF), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Numéro de vol:QAI504
Détails:
Conquest Air Cargo flight 504, a Convair C-131B Samaritan cargo plane, ditched into the Atlantic Ocean off Miami, Florida, USA. One persone was rescued, by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter. The Coast Guard conducted maritime and aerial searches for the missing pilot for approximately 21 hours and in an area of 364 square nautical miles. The search was then suspended.
The aircraft departed Nassau, Bahamas at 11:13 hours local time on a cargo flight to Opa-Locka Airport, Florida, USA and climbed to the en route altitude of 4300 feet. At 12:03 hours, at a distance of 95 km from Opa-Locka, the aircraft began to lose altitude. The aircraft continued to lose height until it hit the sea about 12:15, 21 km off shore and 37 km from Opa-Locka. Photos from the scene suggest the aircraft broke up after it hit the sea, The left hand wing separated from the fuselage.
Conquest Air Cargo reported to local media that the pilot declared an emergency and attempted a water landing.

Sources:
» Miami Herald
» Flightradar24
» Flightaware
» Coast Guard


Photos

photo of Convair C-131B Samaritan N145GT
photo of Convair C-131B Samaritan N145GT
photo of Convair C-131B Samaritan N145GT
N145GT started operating for Conquest Air in October 2014
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Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport et Opa-Locka Airport, FL est de 297 km (185 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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