Airplane Crash - New York, New York 08/08/1947

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


Date08/08/1947
Time18:49
LocationNew York, New York
OperatorAmerican Airlines
RouteNew York - Buffalo
TypeDouglas DC-3C
RegistrationNX88787
Cn/In19639
Aboard5
Fatalities3
Ground0
SummaryCargo flight. Lost an engine on takeoff and decided to return to the airport. Following an attempted landing, a miss approach procedure was attempted for a second landing without sufficient air speed for single engine operation.

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