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Date:Monday 13 September 1965
Type:Convair CV-880-22-1
Operator:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Registration: N820TW
MSN: 22-00-26
First flight: 1961
Total airframe hrs:12324
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kansas City Downtown Municipal Airport, MO (MKC) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Kansas City Downtown Municipal Airport, MO (MKC/KMKC), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Control was lost during a simulated no. 4 engine failure on takeoff. The speed reached a maximum of 146 knots after lift-off, but started to decay. The aircraft began buffeting with the nose up and in a right 25° bank. It descended and struck the ground.

Probable Cause:

dual student - improper operation of flight controls
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
miscellaneous acts, conditions - simulated conditions

» NTSB File 1-0021


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