Airplane Crash - New York, New York 09/08/1970

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


Date09/08/1970
Time16:06
LocationNew York, New York
OperatorTrans International Airlines
Flight #863
RouteJamaica, NY - Washington D.C.
TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF
RegistrationN4863T
Cn/In45951/414
Aboard11
Fatalities11
Ground0
SummaryRejected takeoff. Lost control and crashed. Loss of pitch control caused by the entrapment of a pointed, asphalt-covered object between the leading edge of the right elevator and the right horizontal spar web access door in the aft part of the stabilizer.

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