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Last updated: 26 January 2022
Datum:Donnerstag 28 November 1991
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240D (T-29)
Fluggesellschaft:Rhoades International
Kennzeichen: N450GA
Werknummer: 52-83
Baujahr: 1955
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-CB3
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH (CAK) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH (CAK/KCAK), USA
Flug nach:Columbus-Port Columbus International Airport, OH (CMH/KCMH), USA
The Convair climbed to 200 feet when one of the engines emitted smoke. The pilot tried to make a forced landing in a field, but struck electrical wires and a fence, before crashing in flames.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The use of an improper grade of fuel, which was approved by the captain and resulted in a loss of engine power during climbout and an in flight collision with terrain."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Accident number: NYC92LA037
Download report: Summary report

» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/94 (#66)
» Scramble 153


photo of Convair-CV-240D-N450GA
accident date: 28-11-1991
type: Convair CV-240D (T-29)
registration: N450GA

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH to Columbus-Port Columbus International Airport, OH as the crow flies is 158 km (99 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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