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Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Datum:Montag 29 Februar 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation
Fluggesellschaft:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Kennzeichen: N7101C
Werknummer: 4582
Baujahr: 1955
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 54
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 60
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Chicago-Midway Airport, IL (MDW) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Chicago-Midway Airport, IL (MDW/KMDW), USA
Flug nach:Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport, AZ (PHX/KPHX), USA
Unfallbericht:
Super Constellation "Star of Balmoral" suffered a main gear collapse at Chicago-Midway. The aircraft was sustained irreparable damage.

Informationsquelle:
» Piston Engine Airliner Production List / A.B. Eastwood, J. Roach, 1996


Fotos

photo of Lockheed-L-1049G-Super-Constellation-N7101C
accident date: 29-02-1960
type: Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation
registration: N7101C
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Chicago-Midway Airport, IL to Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport, AZ as the crow flies is 2304 km (1440 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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