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Last updated: 20 September 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 30 diciembre 1945
Hora:21:13
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-201
Operador:Eastern Air Lines
Registración: NC18123
Numéro de série: 1999
Año de Construcción: 1937
Horas Totales de la Célula:21348
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA/KLGA), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: 14
Descripción:
Eastern Air Lines' Flight 14 attempting to land at La Guardia Field, New York, was unable to stop within the boundary of the airport, crashed through a localizer building located at the end of the runway and came to rest in Flushing Bay.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The decision of the pilot in attempting a landing from an approach which was too high and too fast."

Fuentes:
» CAB File No. 4983-45


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Distance from Philadelphia International Airport, PA to New York-La Guardia Airport, NY as the crow flies is 153 km (95 miles).

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