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Last updated: 17 October 2021
Datum:zaterdag 16 oktober 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7B
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Eastern Air Lines
Registratie: N824D
Constructienummer: 45333/888
Bouwjaar: 1957
Aantal vlieguren:20138
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 57
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 62
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT), Verenigde Staten
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

» NTSB File 1-0063


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