- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 14, 1951
Time: 14:13
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Operator: National Airlines
Flight #: 83
Route: Newark - Philadelphia
AC Type: Douglas DC-4-1009
Registration: N74685
cn / ln: 43102
Aboard: 28   (passengers:25  crew:3)
Fatalities: 7   (passengers:6  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane overshot the landing, ran into a ditch and caught fire. Pilot error in electing to land long, on a wet and snow covered runway instead of executing a missed approach.
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