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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Fecha:jueves 28 noviembre 1991
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240D (T-29)
Operador:Rhoades International
Registración: N450GA
Numéro de série: 52-83
Año de Construcción: 1955
Horas Totales de la Célula:18528
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-CB3
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH (CAK) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 374 m (1227 feet) amsl
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH (CAK/KCAK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Columbus-Port Columbus International Airport, OH (CMH/KCMH), Estados Unidos de América
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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