Vliegtuigongeval op 14 NOV 2022 met Antonov An-2 CU-A1885 - Miami-Dade County, FL
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Status:Accident Investigation report not yet completed, but information verified through authorities or other sources.
Datum:maandag 14 november 2022
Tijd:c. 13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Empresa Nacional de Servicios Aéreos-ENSA
Registratie: CU-A1885
Motoren: 1 Shvetsov ASh-62IR
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:W of Miami-Dade County, FL (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Miami-Dade Collier Airport, FL (TNT/KTNT), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, FL (FXE/KFXE), Verenigde Staten
A Cuban Antonov An-2 aircraft overturned during a forced landing in the Everglades about 15 miles west of the Opa-Locka Airport. The two occupants were not injured.

The aircraft had been flown to Miami-Dade Collier Airport, FL (TNT) on October 21, 2022 by a pilot seeking asylum in the United States.
After landing at TNT, the pilot was detained, and the airplane was taken into custody by United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Custody of the airplane was transferred to a national seized property contractor, who then hired a subcontractor to move the airplane. The subcontractor determined that the airplane was airworthy and decided to fly it from TNT to Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE), Florida, where it could then be placed in a general property warehouse.

Prior to takeoff from TNT, the pilots performed preflight and runup inspections. After the runup the flight departed for FXE about 13:06. After a few minutes of flight, the pilot noticed that the airplane was producing more smoke than was normal.
The pilots continued the flight and were flying over a canal that ran through the Everglades with a levee on the east side of the canal. About 1325, the engine started to lose power, the airspeed decreased, and the airplane began descending. About 13:30, the pilot aligned the airplane with the levee and touched down on the main landing gear. As the tailwheel was about to touch down, the airplane turned to the left, and the pilot was unable to keep the airplane on the levee. The airplane then rolled down the bank on the side of the levee, contacted the water, nosed over, and came to rest inverted in water and vegetation.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: ERA23LA058
Download report: Preliminary report

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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 Miami-Dade Collier Airport, FL en Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, FL bedraagt 81 km (51 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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