Aviation Photo #0160545 CASA C-212-200 Aviocar - American Eagle (Executive Air Charter)

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Lost control on final approach on June 07, 1992 at Mayaguez, Puerto Rico(TJMZ/MAZ) and crashed, killing 5 on board(pax:3 crew:2). Cause was failure of the beta blocking device for undetermined reasons. The first officer's inadvertent placement of the power lever aft of the flight idle position and into the beta range(Reverse) resulted in a loss of airplane control.
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    Urs Baettig
    American Eagle (Executive Air Charter)
    CASA C-212-200 Aviocar
    CASA C-212 Aviocar
    CASA C-212 Aviocar
    St. Thomas - Cyril E. King (Harry S. Truman)
    US Virgin Islands
    January 11, 1987
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