Airplane Crash - Near Shannon, Ireland 12/28/1946

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Shannon, Ireland


Date12/28/1946
Time02:09
LocationNear Shannon, Ireland
OperatorTrans Continental and Western Air
Flight #6963
RouteParis - Shannon
TypeLockheed 049 Consellation
RegistrationNC86505
Cn/In2026
Aboard23
Fatalities13
Ground0
SummaryCrashed 1 mile from the airport on an island situated on the Fergus River. Inaccurate altimeter reading caused by the reversal of the primary and statisource lines which resulted in the pilot making his approach at too low an altitude. Also, restriction of vision from the cockpit because of fogging of an unheated windshield.

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