- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 28, 1946
Time: 02:09Z
Location: Near Shannon, Ireland
Operator: Trans Continental and Western Air
Flight #: 6963
Route: Paris - Shannon
AC Type: Lockheed 049 Consellation
Registration: NC86505
cn / ln: 2026
Aboard: 23   (passengers:14  crew:9)
Fatalities: 13   (passengers:9  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed 1 mile from the airport on an island situated on the Fergus River. Inaccurate altimeter reading caused by the reversal of the primary and static source lines which resulted in the pilot making his approach at too low an altitude. Also, restriction of vision from the cockpit because of fogging of an unheated windshield. The plane was named Cairo Skychief.
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