- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 28, 1951
Time: 19:32
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight #: 129
Route: Cleveland - Fort Wayne - South Bend - Chicago
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: N16088
cn / ln: 1927
Aboard: 11   (passengers:8  crew:3)
Fatalities: 11   (passengers:8  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed after being caught in a squall line with 65-85 mph winds and heavy rain. Windshear. The severe downdraft encountered which caused the aircraft to strike the ground in a near level attitude.
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