Airplane Crash - Bradford, Pennsylvania 12/24/1968

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Bradford, Pennsylvania


Date12/24/1968
Time20:12
LocationBradford, Pennsylvania
OperatorAllegheny Airlines
Flight #736
RouteDetroit - Erie - Bradford - Washington D.C.
TypeConvair CV-580
RegistrationN5802
Cn/In410
Aboard47
Fatalities20
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed into trees in the snow, 2.5 miles short of the runway, during an instrument approach. Continuation of the descent below minimum descent altitude into obstructing terrain while both pilots were looking outside to establish visual reference to the ground. Improper IFR operation. Misread or failed to read instruments.

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