Narrative:The DC-4 passed over the threshold at 75 feet and 115mph and touched down on the wet runway near an intersection. The aircraft could not be brought to a stop on the remaining runway length and overran by 195 feet.
|Date:||24 DEC 1946|
|Operator:||United Air Lines|
|C/n / msn:|| 10450|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 41|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 45 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Los Angeles Airport, CA (LAX) (United States of America)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Destination airport:||Los Angeles Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), United States of America|
» Piston Engine Airliner Production List / A.B. Eastwood, J. Roach, 1996
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.