Airplane Crash - New Haven, Connecticut 06/07/1971

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - New Haven, Connecticut


Date06/07/1971
Time08:49
LocationNew Haven, Connecticut
OperatorAllegheny Airlines
Flight #485
RouteWashington D.C. - Newport News, VA - Philadelphia
TypeConvair CV-580
RegistrationN5832
Cn/In384
Aboard31
Fatalities28
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed into a row of beach houses, 4,980 feet short of the runway. Captain's intentional descent below minima under adverse weather conditions while trying to locate the runway despite advisories from 1st. officer.

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