Accident Convair CV-640 N3408, Monday 23 January 1967
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Date:Monday 23 January 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-640
Registration: N3408
MSN: 21
Year of manufacture:1952
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ) -   Puerto Rico
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Saint Thomas Airport (STT/TIST)
Destination airport:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Touched down 250 feet short of the runway, causing the nose and right main gear to collapse. The no. 2 engine was torn off and the right wing separated.

PROBABLE CAUSE: Misjudgement of speed, distance and altitude by the pilot.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Report number: MIA67A0080
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Download report: Final report


NTSB (El Mundo 24 Jan 1967)

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