- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 01, 1961
Time: 02:05
Location: Near Hinsdale, Illinois
Operator: Trans World Airlines
Flight #: 529
Route: Chicago - Las Vegas
AC Type: Lockheed 049 Constellation
Registration: N86511
cn / ln: 2035
Aboard: 78   (passengers:73  crew:5)
Fatalities: 78   (passengers:73  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed and burned in a field 10 miles west of Midway Airport. The airliner had taken off from Midway headed for Las Vegas. Loss of a 5/16 inch steel bolt from the elevator boost system which caused the elevator to move to its full upward position creating a stall and loss of control of the aircraft.
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