Airplane Crash - Near Marseille, Ohio 03/05/1967

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Marseille, Ohio


Date03/05/1967
Time20:07
LocationNear Marseille, Ohio
OperatorLake Central Airlines
Flight #527
RouteColombus - Toledo
TypeConvair CV-380
RegistrationN73130
Cn/In023
Aboard38
Fatalities38
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed following the separation in flight of all four blades of the right propeller. No. 2 blade penetrated and destroyed the structural integrity of the fuselage. Malfunction of the hydraulipitch control mechanism. Uncontrollable overspeeding. Propeller separation in flight. Omission of the torque piston nitriding process during manufacture and failure of quality control to detect the omission.

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