Loss of control Accident Convair CV-880-22-1 N8804E, Monday 23 May 1960
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Date:Monday 23 May 1960
Time:11:52
Type:Silhouette image of generic cv88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-880-22-1
Owner/operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: N8804E
MSN: 22-00-16
Year of manufacture:1960
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Atlanta Airport, GA (ATL) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Atlanta Municipal Airport, GA (ATL/KATL)
Destination airport:Atlanta Municipal Airport, GA (ATL/KATL)
Investigating agency: CAB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Shortly after lift-off, the aircraft assumed a nose high attitude, banked steeply to the left and crashed nose down.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The aircraft was stalled, for reasons undetermined, at an altitude too low to effect recovery."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CAB
Report number: final report
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Sources:

WCAA 2nd ed. / C.Y. Kimura

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