Vliegtuigongeval op 10 SEP 1990 met Convair CV-240-23 HI-376CT - Mayagüez, San Juan [Caribbean Sea]
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Datum:maandag 10 september 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-23
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aerochago Airlines
Registratie: HI-376CT
Constructienummer: 177
Bouwjaar: 1950
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vermist
Gevolgen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Plaats:W off Mayagüez, San Juan [Caribbean Sea] (   Atlantische Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Puerto Rico
Vliegveld van aankomst:Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ/MDSD), Dominicaanse Republiek
The airplane crashed into the Mona Passage (Canal de la Mona) between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. The pilot of an aircraft in the area reported hearing an emergency radio call and stated that he observed the aircraft descending out of control after losing parts from the tail area.
Despite an extensive search operation, nothing was found.

It was said to have broken up in midair because of a structural failure as result of a poorly performed cargo door conversion.

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photo of Convair-CV-240-23-HI-376
accident date: 10-09-1990
type: Convair CV-240-23
registration: HI-376

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 San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport en Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport bedraagt 385 km (240 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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