Accident Convair CV-440-11 CP-1314, Thursday 3 February 1977
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Date:Thursday 3 February 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-440-11
Owner/operator:Servicio Aéreo San Francisco
Registration: CP-1314
MSN: 363
Year of manufacture:1956
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Lagura -   Bolivia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:San Francisco (Moxos) Airport (SLSF)
Destination airport:
En route at FL145 the no. 2 engine failed. Altitude could not be maintained and after ten minutes the captain applied takeoff power and water injection to the no. 1 engine. Altitude could still not be maintained and five minutes later a crash landing was made in a swamp at an elevation of about 790 ft .The aircraft slid about 400 m before coming to a stop.
Investigation revealed that the Convair took off from San Francisco at a gross weight of 21148 kg which was above the maximum authorised for the flight. The flight engineer had no licence and the passenger was not listed on the manifest.



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH); April 1967

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