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Last updated: 17 October 2017
Datum:zaterdag 30 april 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair C-131F (CV-340)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 141010
Constructienummer: 293
Bouwjaar: 1955
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 9
Totaal:slachtoffers: 14 / inzittenden: 15
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Jacksonville NAS, FL (NIP) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Jacksonville NAS, FL (NIP/KNIP), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Guantánamo NAS (NBW/MUGM), Cuba
A Convair C-131F military transport plane was destroyed when it crashed into shallow water while on an emergency approach to Jacksonville NAS, FL (NIP). All six crew members and fourteen of the fifteen passengers were killed.
The airplane had just taken off from Jacksonville NAS, FL on a regular biweekly personnel flight to Guantánamo NAS (NBW) when the no. 1 engine caught fire. The crew circled to return to the air station. The airplane struck shallow water about 125 yards from the end of the runway.

» The Palm Beach Post - May 2, 1983


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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 Jacksonville NAS, FL en Guantánamo NAS bedraagt 1312 km (820 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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Convair CV-340

  • 311 built
  • 19e ongeval
  • 9e dodelijk ongeval
  • 5e zwaarste ongeval
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