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Datum:donderdag 21 januari 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Registratie: N211TA
Constructienummer: 6342
Bouwjaar: 1942
Aantal vlieguren:37721
Motoren: 2 Wright R-1820-202A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Opa-locka Airport, FL (OPF) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Training
Vliegveld van vertrek:Opa-locka Airport, FL (OPF/KOPF), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Opa-locka Airport, FL (OPF/KOPF), Verenigde Staten
An instructor and a student were performing touch-and-goes at Opa-locka Airport, Florida when the student pilot suddenly applied power, causing a momentary power interruption of the no. 1 engine. Control was lost and the DC-3 ran off the runway and struck a tree. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Probable Cause:

throttle/power control .. improper use of .. dual student
directional control .. not maintained .. dual student
relinquishing of control .. not performed .. dual student
supervision .. inadequate .. pilot in command(CFI)

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: MIA82FA037
Download report: Summary report
Language: English



photo of Douglas-DC-3A-N211TA
accident date: 21-01-1982
type: Douglas DC-3A
registration: N211TA


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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