NTSB Identification: MIA77FA028
14 CFR Part 129 Nonscheduled operation of OTHER-FOREIGN FLAG CARRIER
Aircraft: CURTISS C-46A, registration: HI-208

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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A-0001   77/2/8  NR.SAN JUAN,PR        CURTISS C-46A       CR-  0  0  2  NS/CTR REVENUE CARGO INTL AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1413                    HI-208              PX-  0  0  0                            40, 8200 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            3500 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PUERTO RICO INTL
        OPERATOR - OTHER-FOREIGN FLAG CARRIER
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         SAN JUAN,PR                  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
           DITCHING                                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           POWERPLANT - IGNITION SYSTEM: IGNITION HARNESS,SHIELDING
           POWERPLANT - PROPELLER AND ACCESSORIES: HYDRAULIC PITCH CONTROL MECHANISM
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
        FACTOR(S)
           SYSTEMS - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: GENERATORS/ALTERNATORS
           SYSTEMS - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: BATTERIES
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON WATER
        REMARKS- PROP DISTRIBUTOR VALVE LOOSE.#2 GEN INOP.BATTERY WEAK.OPERATOR-ARGO,S.A.

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