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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Sunday 17 January 1982
Time:22:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440-75
Operator:Island Airlines Hawaii
Registration: N21DR
C/n / msn: 325
First flight: 1956
Total airframe hrs:40846
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pearl Harbor Channel, HI (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Honolulu International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL), United States of America
Destination airport:Kahului Airport, HI (OGG/PHOG), United States of America
Narrative:
At 100 feet agl after takeoff the no. 2 engine failed. The aircraft lost altitude and had to be ditched.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
engine assembly,piston..failure,partial
engine assembly,ring..failure,partial
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
engine assembly,other..worn

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: LAX82DA042
Download report: Summary report

Classification:
Ditching

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Honolulu International Airport, HI to Kahului Airport, HI as the crow flies is 161 km (101 miles).

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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