Airplane Crash - Shannon, Ireland 09/10/1961

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Shannon, Ireland


Date09/10/1961
Time03:55
LocationShannon, Ireland
OperatorPresident Airlines
RouteShannon - Gander
TypeDouglas DC-6B
RegistrationN90773
Cn/In44058/365
Aboard83
Fatalities83
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed into the Shannon River shortly after taking off in fog. Possible fault with the artificial horizon or aircraft's aileron tabs. Contributing factor was the weather and crew fatigue.

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