Airplane Crash - Logan Airport, Boston, Massachusett 07/31/1973

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Logan Airport, Boston, Massachusett


Date07/31/1973
Time10:08
LocationLogan Airport, Boston, Massachusett
OperatorDelta Air Lines
Flight #723
RouteBurlilngton, VT - Boston, MA
TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
RegistrationN975NE
Cn/In47075/166
Aboard89
Fatalities89
Ground0
SummaryThe flight crashed into a seawall during ILS approach in adverse weather conditions. The failure of the flightcrew to monitor altitude and to recognize passage of the aircraft through the approach decision height during an unstabilized precision approach conducted in rapidly changing meteorological conditions. Poor positioning of the aircraft for an approach by ATC. Questionable information presented by the flight director.

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