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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:dinsdag 24 mei 1938
Tijd:22:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DST-A-207A (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United Airlines
Registratie: NC18108
Constructienummer: 1956
Bouwjaar: 1938
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Totaal:slachtoffers: 10 / inzittenden: 10
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:14 km (8.8 mijl) E of Cleveland Municipal Airport, OH (CLE) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Newark Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Cleveland Municipal Airport, OH (CLE/KCLE), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer: 9
Beschrijving:
United Air Lines Trip No.9 originated in Newark, NJ and was bound for Chicago, IL with an intermediate stop in Cleveland, OH.
The flight departed Newark at 19:41 in favorable weather conditions. The flight progressed normally until the last radio contact at 22:07 when the flight reported over Parkman at 4000 feet. After that time a fire developed in the right hand engine. The airplane crashed while the pilot attempted a forced landing on the side of a hill above Granger Road, 8,5 miles east of Cleveland Airport.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A fire in the right engine accessory section which resulted from the failure of a cylinder barrel and was fed from the right engine oil supply."



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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Newark Airport, NJ en Cleveland Municipal Airport, OH bedraagt 644 km (403 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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