- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 23, 1987
Time: 19:35
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Operator: Air-Lift Commuter
Flight #: ?
Route: Wilmington - Lumberton
AC Type: Swearingen SA-26TC Metro II
Registration: N505LB
cn / ln: TC-202
Aboard: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The cargo plane lost the No. 2 engine while taking off and crashed into trees and caught fire. Poor in-flight planning. Emergency procedures not followed. The right engine did not have the latest welding process and failed causing a uncontained turbine failure.
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