- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 22, 1966
Time: 20:30
Location: Near Ardmore, Oklahoma
Operator: American Flyers Airline
Flight #: 280D
Route: Monterey - Ardmore
AC Type: Lockheed 188C Electra
Registration: N183H
cn / ln: 1136
Aboard: 98   (passengers:93  crew:5)
Fatalities: 83   (passengers:78  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into foothills during landing attempt at Ardmore Municipal Airport . During the approach in rain and fog, the captain made a last-minute change in his choice of runways. One minute later the plane crashed into high ground. Incapacitation of the captain with a heart attack during final stages of approach. The captain, who suffered from a long standing heart condition and diabetes, managed to keep his pilot's license by falsifying his medical records.
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