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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Monday 22 September 1980
Time:02:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-6
Operator:Unknown
Registration: ZP-CDO
C/n / msn: 62
First flight: 1949
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Okeechobee, FL (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Convair tried to land on a cow pasture at night, but overran and collided with trees.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - selected unsuitable terrain
pilot in command - misjudged distance and speed
pilot in command - failed to initiate go-around
FACTORS:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ran off end of runway

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB


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