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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 26 abril 1962
Hora:12:13
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-749A Constellation
Operador:Federal Aviation Agency - FAA
Registración: N116A
Numéro de série: 2611
Año de Construcción: 1949
Horas Totales de la Célula:41481
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Canton Island Airport (CIS) (   Kiribati)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Entrenamiento
Aeropuerto de Salida:Canton Island Airport (CIS/PCIS), Kiribati
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Constellation plane was being used to train the co-pilot in various manoeuvres and flight configurations prior to being tested for an ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot Rating) and to train a flight maintenance technician as a flight engineer. The aircraft crashed while carrying out a go-around at Topham Field, Canton Island.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Loss of control during an attempted go-around following initial touchdown, as a result of an undetected reversal of No.4 propeller."

Fuentes:
» CAB Accident Report File No. 2-0564
» ICAO Accident Digest No.14 Volume II, Circular 71-AN/63 (52-57)


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photo of Lockheed-L-749A-Constellation-N116A
accident date: 26-04-1962
type: Lockheed L-749A Constellation
registration: N116A
 
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