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Last updated: 25 May 2020
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Samstag 18 November 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-049 Constellation
Fluggesellschaft:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Kennzeichen: NC86511
Werknummer: 2035
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 55
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 60
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Long Beach Airport, CA (LGB) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
While climbing out of Los Angeles, the flight experienced a malfunction of the no.3 and then no.2 engines Both props were feathered. Prop no.3 was later unfeathered but failed to develop more than 1800 RPM. An instrument approach was made at Long Beach and the runway was not visible until directly over it, with the aircraft passing over half of the runway before touching down. Brakes were not effective on the wet slippery surface.
The aircraft ran through a fence and over a spur track, at which time the right gear collapsed. It came to rest approximately 1400 feet from the runway.

The airplane was repaired and was destroyed in an accident on September 1, 1961 near Chicago-Midway Airport.



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photo of Lockheed-L-049-Constellation-NC86511
accident date: 18-11-1950
type: Lockheed L-049 Constellation
registration: NC86511
photo of Lockheed-L-049-Constellation-NC86511
accident date: 18-11-1950
type: Lockheed L-049 Constellation
registration: NC86511
 
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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