Airplane Crash - Elizabeth, New Jersey 02/11/1952

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Elizabeth, New Jersey


Date02/11/1952
Time00:20
LocationElizabeth, New Jersey
OperatorNational Airlines
Flight #101
TypeDouglas DC-6
RegistrationN90891
Cn/In43055/37
Aboard63
Fatalities29
Ground4
SummaryThe aircraft crashed into an apartment complex shortly after taking off. The last message from the pilot was 'I've lost an engine and am returning to field.' Reversal in flight of No. 3 propeller and subsequent feathering of No. 4 propeller at too low an altitude to effect a recovery.

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