- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: November 17, 1955
Time: 23:59
Location: Seattle, Washingon
Operator: Peninsular
Flight #: 17K
Route: Seattle - Newark
AC Type: Douglas C-54
Registration: N88852
cn / ln: 3123
Aboard: 74   (passengers:70  crew:4)
Fatalities: 28   (passengers:27  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed on takeoff. In-flight prop failure. Maintenance error. The excessively high drag resulting from the improperly indexed propeller blades and inability to feather.
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