- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 03, 1963
Time: 12:07
Location: San Francisco, California
Operator: Slick Airways
Flight #: 40
Route: ?
AC Type: Lockheed 1049H Super Constellation
Registration: N9740Z
cn / ln: 4851
Aboard: 8   (passengers:5  crew:3)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft struck approach lights 1,170 feet from the runway threshold, climbed to about 200 feet and then crashed approximately 1,900 feet beyond the threshold and on the left edge of Runway 28L. Continuation of an instrument approach after adequate visual reference was lost below authorized minimums. Inadequate monitoring of the instrument approach by the PAR controller was a contributing factor.
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