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Status:Final
Date:Monday 16 April 1979
Time:00:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440
Operator:Jose Benitez
Registration: N94480
MSN: 211
First flight: 1954
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Key West, FL (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Key West International Airport, FL (EYW/KEYW), United States of America
Destination airport:Key West International Airport, FL (EYW/KEYW), United States of America
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair after carrying out an emergency landing following engine failure.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
powerplant - miscellaneous: powerplant failure for undetermined reasons
FACTORS:
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: other
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ran off end of runway

Sources:
» Airnieuws 365
» NTSB


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