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NTSB Identification: MIA70A0042
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of PUERTO RICO IN
Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DH114, registration: N570PR
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3777   69/12/1   CHARLOTTE AMAL,VI   DEHAVILLAND DH114   CR-  0  0  2  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0957                    N570PR              PX-  0  2 18  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      38, 12500 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        172 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HARRY S.TRUMAN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SAN JUAN,PR                 CHARLOTTE AMAL,VI
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - FLIGHT CONTROL SURFACES: FLAP ASSEMBLIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY SECURED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ASYMETRICAL FLAPS
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        REMARKS- R FLAP DATUM HINGE LINK FAILED.CAUSED R FLAPS TO STREAMLINE,L FLAPS AT 60 DEG. STRUCK 2 ACFT,CAR.
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