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Date of Accident:06 December 2001Help
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Aircraft:Convair CV-580F   Help
Location:Haulover Beach, Florida, USAHelp
Previous Registrations:C-FHEOHelp
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Accident Description:The cargo aircraft was on a short flight from Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood to Opa Locka when the Captain reported engine trouble. The aircraft was successfully ditched into the Atlantic Ocean several hundred meters off Haulover Beach. Both crewmembers survived with minor injuries. The aircraft was not carrying any cargo at the time of the accident. The aircraft's fuel tanks were found to be almost completely dry upon inspection, indicating that the aircraft may have run out of fuel.
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