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Datum:maandag 23 juni 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic CARV model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aviation Traders ATL-98 Carvair
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Dominicana de Aviacion
Registratie: HI-168
Constructienummer: 16/10485
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1,5 km (0.9 mijl) van Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Initiële klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ/MDSD), Dominicaanse Republiek
Vluchtnummer: 401
Immediately after Flight 401 passed over the end of runway 12 following takeoff, heavy white smoke was seen emitting from the no. 2 engine and black puffs of smoke were seen coming from the no. 4 engine. The crew elected to return to the airport. The aircraft reached an altitude of about 300 feet and a left turn toward runway 27 was made. The Carvair lost height and crashed into buildings 1 mile short of the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The confused action on the part of the crew while attempting to cope with the catastrophic failure of an engine during takeoff."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Accident number: NTSB/AAR-70-17
Download report: Final report
Language: English

» NTSB-AAR-70-17


photo of Aviation-Traders-ATL-98-Carvair-EC-AXI
accident date: 23-06-1969
type: Aviation Traders ATL-98 Carvair
registration: EC-AXI

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 Miami International Airport, FL en Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport bedraagt 1357 km (848 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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