ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 26010
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Lockheed Vega 5C
Owner/operator:Braniff Airways
Registration: NC433E
MSN: 49
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kewanee, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kansas City MI
Destination airport:Chicago IL
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The aircraft crashed when attempting to land at an alternate airfield in a sleet storm. The plane struck the roof of a barn adjacent to the airfield and was destroyed. Two passengers were killed.


"Recovered Mail" by Henri Nierinck

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
07-Nov-2019 20:55 kaerophil Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2020 08:22 Sergey L. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source]
01-May-2020 20:05 TB Updated [Damage]
11-May-2021 10:17 Cobar Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2022 Flight Safety Foundation

701 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 250
Alexandria, Virginia 22314