Airplane Crash - New York, New York 04/05/1952

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - New York, New York


Date04/05/1952
Time08:25
LocationNew York, New York
OperatorUS Airlines
Flight #4-2
TypeCurtiss C-46F-1-CU
RegistrationN1911M
Cn/In22464
Aboard2
Fatalities2
Ground3
SummaryViolent engine surges and turbulence during a missed ILS approach caused the crew to loose control of the aircraft and crash at 171st St. and 89th Ave. in Queens. The no.1 engine fuel feed valve diaphragm failed due to deterioration.

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