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Last updated: 28 January 2022
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 31 mayo 1936
Hora:21:04
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-172
Operador:Transcontinental & Western Air - TWA
Registración: NC14979
Numéro de série: 1409
Año de Construcción: 1936
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 12
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:0,8 km (0.5 milles) E of Chicago Municipal Airport, IL (MDW) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Newark Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Chicago Municipal Airport, IL (MDW/KMDW), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Crashed half a mile east of the airfield on approach to runway 27L during strong gusts with one engine out.

Fuentes:
» World Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham


Fotos

photo of Douglas-DC-2-172-NC14979
accident date: 31-05-1936
type: Douglas DC-2-172
registration: NC14979
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Newark Airport, NJ to Chicago Municipal Airport, IL as the crow flies is 1133 km (708 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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