- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: November 18, 1947
Time: 13:00
Location: Newcastle, Delaware
Operator: Trans Continental and Western Air
Flight #: ?
Route: Training
AC Type: Lockheed L-049-46-26 Constellation
Registration: NC86507
cn / ln: 2028
Aboard: 5   (passengers:0  crew:5)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:0  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed short of the runway and burst into flames. The inadvertent landing of the aircraft short of the runway. Inadequate air speed, improper use of power, and the adoption of an incorrect glide path.
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