- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 27, 1968
Time: 20:22
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Operator: North Central Airlines
Flight #: 458
Route: Minneapolis - Chicago - Milwaukee
AC Type: Convair CV-580
Registration: N2045
cn / ln: 369
Aboard: 45   (passengers:41  crew:4)
Fatalities: 27   (passengers:24  crew:3)
Ground: 1
Summary: The aircraft crashed during an instrument approach after a go-around, nearly inverted, into a hangar. Spacial disorientation of the crew precipitated by refraction of the landing or approach lights during transition from flying IFR to visual reference to the ground.
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