- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 04, 1966
Time: 20:15
Location: Near Tokyo, Japan
Operator: Canadian Pacific Air Lines
Flight #: 402
Route: Hong Kong - Tokyo
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-43
Registration: CF-CPK
cn / ln: 45761/237
Aboard: 72   (passengers:62  crew:10)
Fatalities: 64   (passengers:54  crew:10)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft struck the approach lights and a sea wall during a landing attempt. The pilot initiated a steep rate of descent with the intention of executing a final approach at a lower altitude. Poor visibility due to illusive fog conditions misled the pilot and affected his judgement.
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