NTSB Identification: MIA76AM013
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of RICH INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS
Aircraft: CURTIS-WRT C-46F, registration: N4873V

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0039   75/8/8  NR.AGUADILLA,PR       CURTIS-WRT C-46F    CR-  0  0  2  NS/CTR REVENUE CARGO INTL AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1530                    N4873V              PX-  0  0  0                            46, 22000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            11100 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BORINQUEN
        OPERATOR - RICH INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ST PETERSBURG,FL           AGUADILLA,PR
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
           DITCHING                                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISMANAGEMENT OF FUEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL EXHAUSTION
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-2 ENGINES
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON WATER
        REMARKS- ETE 6+10,DITCHED 7+20.HAZARDOUS MATL ONBOARD.ACFT SANK IN 50FT OF WATER,NOT RCVRD.

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