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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 21 Dezember 1955
Zeit:03:43
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-749A Constellation
Fluggesellschaft:Eastern Air Lines
Kennzeichen: N112A
Werknummer: 2533
Baujahr: 1947
Betriebsstunden:29941
Triebwerk: 4 Wright R-3350 (749C18BD1) Cyclone
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1 km (0.6 Meilen) von Jacksonville-Thomas Cole Imeson Municipal Airport, FL (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flug nach:Jacksonville-Thomas Cole Imeson Municipal Airport, FL, USA
Flugnummer:EA642
Unfallbericht:
Crashed and caught fire while on a runway 05 ILS approach.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The flight encountered local fog and restricted visibility during the final portion of an ILS approach, and a missed approach procedure came too late to prevent the aircraft from descending into ground obstructions."

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 50-AN/45 (215-220)
» ICAO Accident Digest No.8, Circular 54-AN/49 (22-26)


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Jacksonville-Thomas Cole Imeson Municipal Airport, FL as the crow flies is 528 km (330 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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.
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Lockheed L-749

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