Airplane Crash - Seattle, Washingon 11/17/1955

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Seattle, Washingon


Date11/17/1955
Time23:59
LocationSeattle, Washingon
OperatorPeninsular
Flight #17K
RouteSeattle - Newark
TypeDouglas C-54
RegistrationN88852
Cn/In3123
Aboard74
Fatalities28
Ground0
SummaryCrashed on takeoff. In-flight prop failure. Maintenance error. The excessively high drag resulting from the improperly indexed propeller blades and inability to feather.

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