Aviation Safety Network > ASN Aviation Safety Database > Index > (Contributary) Cause > ASN Aviation Safety Database results
ASN logo
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain
Fits within the ICAO Occurrence Category: CFIT
Information on Skybrary
83 VFR flight in IMC
31 Navigational error
28 Low visibility
904 occurrences in the ASN safety database

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
06-APR-1935Fokker F.XII PH-AFL KLM 7 near Brilon A1
07-APR-1936Douglas DC-2-112 NC13721 TWA 12 near Fairchance, PA   A1
16-JUN-1936Junkers Ju-52/3m LN-DAE DNL 7 Mount Lihesten, ...   A1
17-NOV-1936Junkers Ju-52/3mge D-ASUI Deutsche Lufthansa 4 near Lauf an der Pegnitz   A1
19-NOV-1936Fokker F.XII G-AEOT British Airways 2 Pound Hill, Tilg...   A1
03-DEC-1936Junkers Ju-52/3m D-ASIH Deutsche Lufthansa 6 Le Grand-Bornand   A1
19-DEC-1936Douglas DC-2-112 NC13732 North American Aviation, op.for Eastern Air Lines 0 near Milford, PA   A1
24-MAR-1937Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat Mk I G-ADVA Imperial Airways 5 near Ouroux   A1
17-OCT-1937Douglas DC-3A-197 NC16074 United Airlines 19 near Knight, WY   A1
01-MAR-1938Douglas DC-2-112 NC13789 TWA 9 near Wawona, CA   A1
16-MAY-1938Lockheed 14-H2 Super Electra NC17394 Northwest Airlines 9 near Saugus, CA A1
25-OCT-1938Douglas DC-2-210 VH-UYC ANA 18 Mt Dandenong, VIC   A1
13-JAN-1939Junkers Ju-52/3mge PP-CAY Syndicato Condor 10 Rio Bonito, RJ A1
17-OCT-1939Savoia-Marchetti S.73 I-IESI ? Ala Littoria 15 near Olías   A1
04-NOV-1940Douglas DC-3-197 NC16086 United Airlines 10 near Centerville, UT   A1
23-NOV-1940Lisunov PS-84 CCCP-L3405 Aeroflot, Georgia 4 near Ordzhonikidze   A1
04-JAN-1941Douglas R2D-1 (DC-2) 9622 US Navy 11 near San Diego-North ...   A1
26-FEB-1941Douglas DST-318A (DC-3) NC28394 Eastern Air Lines 8 near Jonesboro, GA   A1
27-AUG-1941Tupolev G-2 CCCP-L1996 Aeroflot, Uzbekistan 6 near Kizyl-Arvat   A1
16-JAN-1942Douglas DC-3-382 NC1946 TWA 22 near Las Vegas, NV   A1
05-APR-1942Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina 2487 US Navy 9 near Makapu'u, HI   A1
01-MAY-1942Douglas DST-A-207A (DC-3) NC18146 United Airlines 17 near Salt Lake City M...   A1
25-AUG-1942Short Sunderland III W4026 RAF 14 near Dunbeath, Scotland   A1
22-OCT-1942Junkers Ju-52/3m D-AYGX Deutsche Lufthansa 17 near Bukovac   A1
08-DEC-1942Lisunov Li-2 CCCP-L5805 Aeroflot, Uzbekistan 8 Mount Menshy Brat   A1
21-JAN-1943Martin M-130 NC14715 Pan Am 19 near Ukiah, CA   A1
22-JAN-1943Douglas DC-3A-399 NC33645 Panagra 14 near Chaparra   A1
20-MAY-1943Lisunov PS-84 CCCP-L3909 Aeroflot 6 near Sochi   A1
28-MAY-1943Curtiss C-46A 41-12355 USAAF 2 near Denver, CO   A1
28-JUL-1943Short S.25 Sunderland III G-AGES BOAC 10 near Brandon village,... A1
28-AUG-1943Douglas C-47 (DC-3)   Soviet AF 4 near Egvekinot   A1
26-OCT-1943Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina 2447 US Navy 6 near Sogeri   A1
19-NOV-1943Douglas C-47 (DC-3) 63 CNAC 3 near Kunming   A1
21-NOV-1943Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-32929 USAAF 7 near Tamaqua, PA   A1
17-DEC-1943Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 43-30719 USAAF 5 Knocknapeasta, C...   A1
03-JAN-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-92042 USAAF 5 near Macon, GA   A1
15-JAN-1944Junkers Ju-52/3m D-ADQW Deutsche Lufthansa 5 near Beograd-Zemun Ai...   A1
31-JAN-1944Short Sunderland DW110 RAF 7 Blue Stack Mount... A1
08-FEB-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-100873 USAAF 5 near Linton, TN   A1
20-FEB-1944Curtiss C-46A 41-12363 USAAF, op.for Western Air Lines 4 near Palmdale, CA   A1
20-FEB-1944Curtiss C-46A 41-24724 USAAF 4 near Mangnung   A1
29-MAR-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-100493 USAAF 2 near Sanford, NC   A1
06-MAY-1944Lockheed C-60A-1-LO Lodestar 42-55857 USAAF 6 near Elmira, NY   A1
12-MAY-1944Consolidated Catalina IVB (PB2B-1) JX273 RAF 3 Vatersay Island,... A1
15-MAY-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 90 CNAC 3 Patkai Range   A1
26-MAY-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 82 CNAC 12 southern Tibet   A1
19-JUN-1944Douglas Dakota III (DC-3) FZ600 RAF 4 near Kohima   A1
27-JUL-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-93038 USAAF 22 Port Logan   A1
21-AUG-1944Douglas Dakota III (DC-3) KG752 RAF 5 Mount Sernio   A1
18-SEP-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 43-15738 USAAF, op.for Northwest Airlines 19 Mt. Deception, AK   A1
16-OCT-1944Junkers Ju-52/3mg8e D-ADQV Deutsche Lufthansa 15 Hestnutan, Seljo... A1
18-OCT-1944Douglas C-54A (DC-4) 42-72249 USAAF 0 Langstone Downs,...   A1
11-NOV-1944Douglas C-47B (DC-3) 43-16143 USAAF 12 near Glendale, CA   A1
19-NOV-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 43-15046 USAAF 25 near Brighton A1
25-NOV-1944Douglas C-47B (DC-3) 43-16407 USAAF 4 near Blue Mounds, WI   A1
26-NOV-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-93754 USAAF 5 Leith Hill   A1
26-NOV-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-92837 USAAF 3 Leith Hill   A1
26-NOV-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 43-47975 USAAF 5 Leith Hill   A1
01-DEC-1944Lockheed C-60A-1-LO Lodestar 42-32197 USAAF 9 near Keene, CA   A1
07-DEC-1944Lisunov Li-2 CCCP-L4161 Aeroflot 16 near Orlovka, Teplik ...   A1
21-DEC-1944Douglas Dakota III (DC-3) KG498 South African AF 22 near Torrettoria   A1
25-DEC-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-23360 USAAF 12 near Harrisburg, PA (... A1
10-JAN-1945Douglas DC-3-277B NC25684 American Airlines 24 near Burbank-Hollywoo...   A1
14-JAN-1945Douglas C-47 (DC-3) 70 CNAC 4 near Kambaiti   A1
22-JAN-1945Douglas C-47B (DC-3) CCCP-L963 Aeroflot, Azerbaijan 6 near Chervlennaya, Sh...   A1
02-FEB-1945Douglas C-47 (DC-3) 41-18603 USAAF 23 near Montieri   A1
06-FEB-1945Douglas Dakota III (DC-3) KG630 RAF 23 Hunters Burgh   A1
23-FEB-1945Douglas DC-3-277 NC18142 American Airlines 17 near Rural Retreat, VA A1
14-APR-1945Douglas DC-3-313A NC25692 Pennsylvania-Central Airlines 20 near Morgantown, WV   A1
19-APR-1945Lisunov PS-84 CCCP-L3976 Aeroflot 11 near Kielce   A1
05-MAY-1945Douglas C-54E (DC-4) 44-9043 USAAF 21 Manus Island   A1
13-MAY-1945Douglas C-47B (DC-3) 43-49788 USAAF 20 Irian Jaya   A1
18-SEP-1945Douglas C-47B (DC-3) A65-61 RAAF 29 Puncak Jaya A1
05-OCT-1945Curtiss C-46A 41-5190 USAAF 4 near Uplands, CA   A1
12-OCT-1945Curtiss C-46F 44-78591 USAAF 59 near Beijing-Nanyuan ...   A1
13-OCT-1945Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-100640 USAAF 7 within Huntingdon Warre...   A1
01-NOV-1945Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-93041 USAAF 26 near Herrenalb   A1
03-NOV-1945Douglas C-54G (DC-4) 45-528 USAAF 44 near Chukha   A1
09-NOV-1945Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-24383 USAAF 24 near Palermo-Boccadif...   A1
15-NOV-1945Douglas C-47A (DC-3) A65-54 RAAF 28 near Jacquinot Bay   A1
27-NOV-1945Douglas C-47B (DC-3) 43-16261 USAAF 3 near Bruas A1
28-NOV-1945Douglas C-47B (DC-3) 43-16374 USAAF 9 near Auburn, CA   A1
18-DEC-1945Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KN413 RAF 17 Voksenkollen   A1
15-JAN-1946Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KN557 RAF 25 near Marseille   A1
31-JAN-1946Douglas DC-3-194H NC25675 United Airlines 21 Elk Mountain, WY   A1
03-FEB-1946Douglas Dakota III (DC-3) KG502 RAF 6 near Carlisle   A1
05-FEB-1946Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-23619 USAAF 24 Negros Island   A1
03-MAR-1946Douglas DC-3-277B NC21799 American Airlines 25 Thing Mountain, CA   A1
26-MAR-1946Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KN366 RAF 4 Lantau Island   A1
02-APR-1946Douglas C-47A (DC-3) CCCP-L924 Aeroflot 6 Mount Guram, Nor...   A1
09-JUN-1946Douglas C-54D (DC-4) 43-17231 USAAF 23 Taboga Island   A1
07-AUG-1946Douglas C-47A (DC-3) G-AHCS BEA 3 near Oslo   A1
05-SEP-1946Douglas C-47A (DC-3) NC57850 Trans-Luxury Airlines 20 near Elko, NV   A1
07-SEP-1946Douglas C-47A (DC-3) NC91002 Mt. McKinley Airfreight 4 Nome, AK   A1
03-OCT-1946Douglas C-54E (DC-4) NC90904 American Overseas Airlines 39 near Stephenville-Har...   A1
17-OCT-1946Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KN236 RAF 11 near Chitral   A1
06-NOV-1946Douglas C-47A (DC-3) PH-TBO KLM 0 near Shere   A1
13-NOV-1946Douglas DC-3A NC18645 Western Air Lines 11 near Lebec, CA   A1
19-NOV-1946Douglas C-53D Skytrooper (DC-3) 42-68846 USAAF 0 near Interlaken   A1
20-NOV-1946Avro 685 York C.1 MW205 RAF 6 near Suez   A1

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2023 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314