- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: October 19, 1962
Time: 20:52
Location: Windsor Locks, Connecticut
Operator: Allegheny Airlines
Flight #: 928
Route: Washington D.C. - Providence, RI
AC Type: Convair CV-340/440
Registration: N8415N
cn / ln: 125
Aboard: 52   (passengers:48  crew:4)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Following departure from Philadelphia, a high frequency whistling noise was heard and inspection revealed an escape of air at the lower aft corner of the rear service door. Pillow cases were placed in this area to reduce the air noise but no further action was taken. While the aircraft was descending through 4,000 feet the door blew out. The ensuing outward rush of air ejected a flight attendant who was near the door opening. Undetected insecure latching of the rear service door, resulting in an inflight explosive decompression which ejected a flight attendant from the aircraft.
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