Airplane Crash - Birmingham, Alabama 01/06/1946

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Birmingham, Alabama


Date01/06/1946
Time03:59
LocationBirmingham, Alabama
OperatorPennsylvania Central Airlines
Flight #105
RouteNew York City - Birmingham, AL
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationN21786
Cn/In4131
Aboard11
Fatalities3
Ground0
SummaryIn worsening weather conditions, the plane landed fast and high while making an instrument approach to Birmingham, overran the runway, crashed through the barrier fence and into a creek. The action of the pilot in committing himself to a landing from an approach which was too high and too fast.

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