- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 22, 1952
Time: 15:43
Location: Elizabeth, New Jersey
Operator: American Airlines
Flight #: 6780
Route: Buffalo - Newark
AC Type: Convair CV-240-0
Registration: N94229
cn / ln: 054
Aboard: 23   (passengers:20  crew:3)
Fatalities: 23   (passengers:20  crew:3)
Ground: 7
Summary: The aircraft crashed into an apartment house during its approach, 3 miles short and right of the runway. The plane crashed while level laterally but in a steep descending attitude. Most likely cause was carburetor icing. Official cause unknown.
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