Crash-aerien 26 APR 1962 d'un Lockheed L-749A Constellation N116A - Canton Island Airport (CIS)
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:jeudi 26 avril 1962
Heure:12:13
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-749A Constellation
Compagnie:Federal Aviation Agency - FAA
Immatriculation: N116A
Numéro de série: 2611
Année de Fabrication: 1949
Heures de vol:41481
Equipage:victimes: 4 / à bord: 4
Passagers:victimes: 1 / à bord: 2
Total:victimes: 5 / à bord: 6
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Canton Island Airport (CIS) (   Iles Kiribati)
Phase de vol: En montée initiale (ICL)
Nature:Entrainement
Aéroport de départ:Canton Island Airport (CIS/PCIS), Iles Kiribati
Aéroport de destination:?
Détails:
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."

Sources:
» 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
 
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