- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 15, 1962
Time: 01:14
Location: Adak, Alaska
Operator: Flying Tiger Line
Flight #: 7816
Route: Cold Bay, AK - Adak, AK
AC Type: Lockheed 1049H Super Constellation
Registration: N6911C
cn / ln: 4804
Aboard: 7   (passengers:0  crew:7)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into a rock embankment, 328 ft. short of runway threshold while attempting to land on Runway 23 and after being warned by ATC that the plane was below the glidepath. The main gear and right wing separated from the plane and a fire ensued. The pilot's misjudgment of distance and altitude during the final approach.
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