NTSB Identification: MIA72AM039
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: LOCKHEED 1049H, registration: N6912C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4463  71/10/20 NR.MIAMI,FLA          LOCKHEED 1049H      CR-  0  0  3  NONCOMMERCIAL             AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1155                    N6912C              PX-  0  0  0  CORP/EXEC                 35, 7200 TOTAL HOURS, 930
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SAN JUAN,PR                MIAMI,FLA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           SYSTEMS - FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS: ELEVATOR AND ELEVATOR TAB CONTROL SYSTEM
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - EXCESSIVE-WEAR/PLAY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - VIBRATION,EXCESSIVE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PREVIOUS DAMAGE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  PITCH CONTROL PROBLEM
                                  SUSPECTED OR KNOWN AIRCRAFT DAMAGE
        REMARKS- L ELEV TRIM TAB ACTUATING MECHANISM FAILED.FREED TAB RESULTED IN FLUTTER AND DMG TO ELEV.LND OK.

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