- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 06, 1946
Time: 03:59
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Operator: Pennsylvania Central Airlines
Flight #: 105
Route: New York City - Birmingham, AL
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: N21786
cn / ln: 4131
Aboard: 11   (passengers:7  crew:4)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:0  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: In worsening weather conditions, the plane landed fast and high while making an instrument approach to Birmingham, overran the runway, crashed through the barrier fence and into a creek. The action of the pilot in committing himself to a landing from an approach which was too high and too fast.
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