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Last updated: 22 October 2021
Datum:Montag 11 Dezember 1967
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 745D Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:United Airlines
Kennzeichen: N7429
Werknummer: 127
Baujahr: 1956
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH (CAK) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW/KDTW), USA
Flug nach:Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH (CAK/KCAK), USA
The Viscount overran the runway, coming to rest down a 20 feet embankment, 120yds from the runway end.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Pilot in command - misjudged distance and speed and failed to initiate a go around."

» NTSB File 1-0070


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Distance from Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI to Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH as the crow flies is 213 km (133 miles).

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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