AVIANCA Flight 671

AVIANCA Flight 671Thursday January 21, 1960
A heavy landing led to structural failure and a fire. The adoption of a final approach path resulting in a heavy landing during which a major structural failure occurred in the port wing. Crew fatigue. Lack of proper training.

Crash Details

DateThursday January 21, 1960
LocationMontego Bay, Jamacia
Passengers39
Crew7
Fatalities37
Survivors9
Aircraft TypeLockheed 1049E Super Constellation
OperatorAVIANCA
RegistrationHK-177
Flight OriginMiami
Flight Destination Montigo Bay
Montego Bay, Jamacia
AVIANCA
Lockheed 1049E Super Constellation
1960