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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Monday 10 September 1973
Time:16:16
Type:Silhouette image of generic CV99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-990-30A-5 Coronado
Operator:California Airmotive Corp.
Registration: N7876
C/n / msn: 30-10-4
First flight:
Engines: 4 General Electric CJ805-23
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Guam-Agana NAS (NGM) (   Guam)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Jakarta (unknown airport), Indonesia
Destination airport:Guam-Agana NAS (NGM), Guam
Narrative:
After an ILS approach in marginal weather (heavy rainstorm), the aircraft touched down 500 m past the threshold. The Convair then veered to the left and collided with a GCA unit (1006 m past runway threshold and 45 to the left) and a fire fighting water wagon.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper in-flight decisions or planning
weather - turbulence, associated w/clouds and/or thunderstorms
FACTORS:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure
weather briefing - no record of briefing received
weather forecast - unknown/not reported

Classification:
Turbulence
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Aviation News
» NTSB


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