Accident Douglas DC-7B N824D,
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Date:Saturday 16 October 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-7B
Owner/operator:Eastern Air Lines
Registration: N824D
MSN: 45333/888
Year of manufacture:1957
Total airframe hrs:20138 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 62
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The undercarriage collapsed when the DC-7 undershot the runway on landing. A fire developed in the right wing area.

PROBABLE CAUSE(S): pilot in command - misjudged distance,speed,and altitude

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: MIA66A0042
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


NTSB File 1-0063


Revision history:


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