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Last updated: 17 October 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Samstag 16 Oktober 1965
Zeit:16:47
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7B
Fluggesellschaft:Eastern Air Lines
Kennzeichen: N824D
Werknummer: 45333/888
Baujahr: 1957
Betriebsstunden:20138
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 57
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 62
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Linienflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT), USA
Unfallbericht:
The undercarriage collapsed when the DC-7 undershot the runway on landing. A fire developed in the right wing area.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S): pilot in command - misjudged distance,speed,and altitude

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB File 1-0063


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