Date: January 06, 1969
Time: 2035
Location: Near Bradford, Pennsylvania
Operator: Allegheny Airlines
Flight #: 737
Route: Washington - Harrisburgh - Bradford - Erie - Detroit
AC Type: Convair CV-580
Registration: N5825
cn / ln: 386
Aboard: 28   (passengers:25  crew:3)
Fatalities: 11   (passengers:9  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed, clipping tree tops short of the runway, in light snow while on approach. An excessive descent was not detected or corrected by the crew for reasons unknown. Possibilities include an altimeter failure or misreading of the instrument approach chart.

Return to Home Page

Copyright Richard Kebabjian / www.planecrashinfo.com