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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 28 julio 1966
Hora:08:50
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Operador:Zantop Air Transport
Registración: N9905F
Numéro de série: 30316
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Port Elizabeth, NJ (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Número de Vuelo:7990
Descripción:
The no. 1 engine failed at a height of 200 feet after takeoff from runway 22. The crew attempted to return to the airport, but were forced to make a wheels up landing on a salt flat.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "1) Powerplant structure: master and connecting rods, piston rings - material failure.; 2) Dispatching: dispatched flight overweight; 3) Operational supervisory personnel: deficiency company service, regulations."

Fuentes:
» NTSB File #1-0051


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