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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Status:Keine Untersuchung der Flugunfall-Untersuchungskommission
Datum:Donnerstag 18 Januar 2018
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-580F
Fluggesellschaft:Air Tribe
Kennzeichen: XA-TRB
Werknummer: 52
Baujahr: 1953
Triebwerk: 2 Allison 501-D13D
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Schwer beschädigt
Unfallort:Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport, TX (BRO) (   USA)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
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A Convair CV-580F suffered an undercarriage collapse during a maintenance engine run-up test at Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport, Texas, USA.
The propellers contacted the ground, causing substantial damage and the right hand side of the fuselage shows a large tear.

» Gear collapse damages plane at Brownsville airport (, 19 Jan. 2018)


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