Accident Convair CV-880-22M-22 N5865, Thursday 16 December 1976
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Date:Thursday 16 December 1976
Time:03:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic cv88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-880-22M-22
Owner/operator:Air Trine Inc
Registration: N5865
MSN: 22-7-5-57
Year of manufacture:1961
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Destination airport:Santo Domingo (unknown airport)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Takeoff from runway 09L was aborted at rotation speed because the pilot couldn't rotate the aircraft. The Convair overran by 900 feet, struck an ILS antenna and came to a halt in a drainage ditch. It was determined that the centre of gravity was beyond the forward limit.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
personnel - operational supervisory personnel: deficiency,company maintained eqpmt,services,regulation
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improperly loaded aircraft-weight-and/or c.g.
pilot in command - delayed action in aborting takeoff
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ran off end of runway

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: DCA77AA007
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 8 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB

Location

Images:


photo (c) Werner Fischdick; Miami International Airport, FL (MIA); 27 August 1973

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