Date: April 04, 1955
Time: 15:55
Location: Islip, New York
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight #: ?
Route: Training
AC Type: Douglas DC-6
Registration: N37512
cn / ln: 43001/32
Aboard: 3   (passengers:0  crew:3)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:0  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: Suddenly dove into the ground. Unintentional movement of no.4 throttle into the reverse range just before breaking ground, with the other three engines operating at high power output, which resulted in the aircraft very quickly becoming uncontrollable once airborne.

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