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Last updated: 27 January 2022
Datum:donderdag 28 november 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240D (T-29)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Rhoades International
Registratie: N450GA
Constructienummer: 52-83
Bouwjaar: 1955
Aantal vlieguren:18528
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-CB3
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH (CAK) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH (CAK/KCAK), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Columbus-Port Columbus International Airport, OH (CMH/KCMH), Verenigde Staten
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

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 Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH en Columbus-Port Columbus International Airport, OH bedraagt 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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