Date: January 13, 1948
Time: 0436
Location: Oxon Hill, Maryland
Operator: Eastern Air Lines
Flight #: 572
Route: Atlanta - Washington D.C.
AC Type: Douglas DC-3-201F
Registration: NC28384
cn / ln: 4092
Aboard: 9   (passengers:6  crew:3)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:3  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed during approach, 5.2 miles short of the runway, in poor weather conditions. Failure of the crew to follow prescribed procedures and maintain a safe altitude during an ILS approach.

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