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Last updated: 18 February 2019
Status:Voorlopig
Datum:vrijdag 8 februari 2019
Tijd:12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair C-131B Samaritan
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Conquest Air Cargo
Registratie: N145GT
Constructienummer: 256
Bouwjaar: 1955
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:21 km (13.1 mijl) E van Bay Harbor Islands, FL (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS/MYNN), Bahamas
Vliegveld van aankomst:Opa-Locka Airport, FL (OPF/KOPF), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer:QAI504
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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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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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 Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport en Opa-Locka Airport, FL bedraagt 297 km (185 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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