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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 8 August 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic CV99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-990-30A-8 Coronado
Operator:Modern Air Transport
Registration: N5603
C/n / msn: 30-10-13
First flight: 1963
Engines: 4 General Electric CJ805-23
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Acapulco-Alvarez International Airport (ACA) (   Mexico)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:New York (unknown airport), NY, United States of America
Destination airport:Acapulco-Alvarez International Airport (ACA/MMAA), Mexico
Narrative:
The aircraft undershot the runway during a VOR/ILS approach, collided with approach lights and caught fire.

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