Airplane Crash - Kansas City, Missouri 01/29/1963

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Kansas City, Missouri


Date01/29/1963
Time22:44
LocationKansas City, Missouri
OperatorContinental Airlines
Flight #290
RouteMidland, TX - Kansas City, MO
TypeVickers Viscount 812
RegistrationN242V
Cn/In356
Aboard8
Fatalities8
Ground0
SummaryWhile making a straight in approach, the aircraft continued flying over the runway to the south end and while at a height of 90 feet, suddenly pitched down and struck the ground. Icing of the horizontal stabilizer which led to loss of pitch control.

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