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Status:Final
Date:Tuesday 12 November 1968
Time:17:28
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-580
Operator:Tex Johnson Inc
Registration: N73135
MSN: 85
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, CA (SBA) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, CA (SBA/KSBA), United States of America
Narrative:
Belly landed during a training flight. The landing gear warning horn did not sound.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
dual student - failed to extend landing gear
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
FACTORS:
miscellaneous acts, conditions - checklist-failed to use
airframe - landing gear: landing gear warning and indicating components

Sources:
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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