Airplane Crash - Tokyo, Japan 07/27/1970

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Tokyo, Japan


Date07/27/1970
Time11:35
LocationTokyo, Japan
OperatorFlying Tiger Line
Flight #45
RouteTokyo - Okinawa
TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-8-63AF
RegistrationN785FT
Cn/In46005/412
Aboard4
Fatalities4
Ground0
SummaryCargo plane. An unarrested rate of descent due to inattention of the crew to instrument altitude references while the pilot was attempting to establish outside visual contact in meteorological conditions which precluded such contact during that segment of a precision radar approach inbound from the Decision Height.

List all Airplane Crashes/ Shootdowns