Airplane Crash - Owasso, Oklahoma 01/06/1957

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Owasso, Oklahoma


Date01/06/1957
Time00:01
LocationOwasso, Oklahoma
OperatorAmerican Airlines
Flight #327
RouteJoplin - Owasso
TypeConvair CV-240-0
RegistrationN94247
Cn/In104
Aboard10
Fatalities1
Ground0
SummaryStruck trees, hit the ground, and slid 500 ft. after landing short of the runway in rapidly deteriorating condtions. The captain's lack of alertness in allowing the first officer to continue an instrument descent to an altitude too low to permit terrain clearance.

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