NTSB Identification: FTW66A0044
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of TRANS-TEXAS AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: CONVAIR CV-240, registration: N94249

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0065   65/11/8   COLLEGE STA.TEX     CONVAIR CV-240      CR-  0  0  3  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1735                    N94249              PX-  0  0  7                            43, 16798 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            1418 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - EASTERWOOD
        OPERATOR - TRANS-TEXAS AIRWAYS,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE                                  LANDING: ROLL
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - PROPELLER AND ACCESSORIES: OTHER
           SYSTEMS - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: RELAYS AND WIRING
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE INSPECTION OF AIRCRAFT (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - THRUST REVERSAL-ASYMETRICAL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - HYDROPLANING ON WET RUNWAY
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - RAIN
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: WET RUNWAY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  2000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     LEFT QUARTERING TAIL WIND 203-247 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           62                                                      310
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           8                                                       VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- NO.2 ENG FEATHER PUMP LEAD LOOSE AND PROP REVERSE SOLENOID WIRES LOOSE,TERM NUT NOT FASTENED.

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