Descripción del Accidente ASN 26 APR 1962 Lockheed L-749A Constellation N116A - Canton Island Airport (CIS)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
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
 
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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