Airplane Crash - Near Bradford, Pennsylvania 01/06/1969

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Bradford, Pennsylvania


Date01/06/1969
Time20:35
LocationNear Bradford, Pennsylvania
OperatorAllegheny Airlines
Flight #737
RouteWashington - Harrisburgh - Bradford - Erie - Detroit
TypeConvair CV-580
RegistrationN5825
Cn/In386
Aboard28
Fatalities11
Ground0
SummaryCrashed, clipping tree tops short of the runway, in light snow while on approach. An excessive descent was not detected or corrected by the crew for reasons unknown. Possibilities include an altimeter failure or misreading of the instrument approach chart.

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