NTSB Identification: MIA71AM047
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of CARIBBEAN-ATLANTIC A/L INC.
Aircraft: CONVAIR 640, registration: N3417

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0050  70/12/10   ST.THOMAS,VI        CONVAIR 640         CR-  0  0  3  SCHED INTERNATL PASSG SRV AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1926                    N3417               PX-  0  0 17                            42, 7834 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            2255 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HARRY S.TRUMAN
        OPERATOR - CARIBBEAN-ATLANTIC AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SAN JUAN,PR                 ST.THOMAS,VI
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER LEVEL OFF
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN/LOWER SCATTERED                                    2000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     RAIN SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     HEAD WIND 338-022 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           76                                                       80
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           20                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- PORPOISED. NOSE GR FAILED.

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