ASN logo
Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Datum:maandag 19 oktober 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-749A Constellation
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Eastern Air Lines
Registratie: N119A
Constructienummer: 2616
Bouwjaar: 1949
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 22
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 27
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:New York-Idlewild International Airport, NY (IDL) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:New York-Idlewild International Airport, NY (IDL/KIDL), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:San Juan (unknown airport), Puerto Rico
Beschrijving:
Descended into the ground shortly after takeoff.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The captain's loss of visual reference and orientation when he encountered drifting fog shortly after becoming airborne on take-off, and the resultant inadvertent assumption of a descending flight path."



Foto's

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

Kaart

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
languages: languages

Share