Date: November 16, 1959
Time: 00:55
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Operator: National Airlines
Flight #: 967
Route: Tampa - New Orleans
AC Type: Douglas DC-7B
Registration: N4891C
cn / ln: 45355
Aboard: 42   (passengers:36  crew:6)
Fatalities: 42   (passengers:36  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into the Gulf of Mexico at 29 degrees 13 minutes N, 88 degrees 40 minutes W or about 108 miles east-southeast of New Orleans, while on a flight from Tampa to New Orleans. Sabotage (explosion of a dynamite bomb aboard) was strongly suspected but could never be proven due to lack of physical evidence. There is a possibility that there is a connection between this crash and the National Airlines crash of January 6, 1960. No one was charged in either case.

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