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Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Dienstag 8 Februar 1977
Zeit:14:13
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Aerolineas Argo
Kennzeichen: HI-208
Werknummer: 30685
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von San Juan-Isla Grande Airport (SIG) (   Puerto Rico)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:San Juan-Isla Grande Airport (SIG/TJIG),
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The propeller couldn't be feathered following an engine failure. The aircraft lost speed and altitude and had to be ditched before it could reach the airport.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - attempted operation w/known deficiencies in equipment
personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: inadequate maintenance and inspection
powerplant - ignition system: ignition harness,shielding
powerplant - propeller and accessories: hydraulic pitch control mechanism
pilot in command - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improper emergency procedures
FACTORS:
systems - electrical system: generators/alternators
systems - electrical system: batteries
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-1 engine
emergency circumstances - forced landing off airport on water

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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photo of Curtiss-C-46D-Commando-HI-208
accident date: 08-02-1977
type: Curtiss C-46D Commando
registration: HI-208
 
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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