Vliegtuigongeval op 04 AUG 1989 met Convair CV-600 N94253 - Augusta Airport, ME (AUG)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:vrijdag 4 augustus 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-600
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:International Turbine Service
Registratie: N94253
Constructienummer: 114
Bouwjaar: 1953
Motoren: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 542
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Augusta Airport, ME (AUG) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Bangor International Airport, ME (BGR/KBGR), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Buffalo-Greater Buffalo International Airport, NY (BUF/KBUF), Verenigde Staten
Because of deteriorating weather conditions, the crew diverted to Augusta. Inverters and compass system were lost during the ILS approach, so a go around was flown. On landing the props did not enter fine pitch and the aircraft was steered off the runway down an embankment.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The failure of the propeller control system for undetermined reasons during a precautionary landing after encountering deteriorating weather conditions during a VFR ferry flight. Contributing factor(s) was: the adverse weather conditions, inadequate pre-flight, a failure of the electrical system for unknown reasons, and the pilot's intentional ground loop"

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 2 months
Accident number: NYC89LA189
Download report: Summary report



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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Bangor International Airport, ME en Buffalo-Greater Buffalo International Airport, NY bedraagt 814 km (509 miles).

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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