Allegheny Airlines Flight 371

Allegheny Airlines Flight 371Tuesday December 1, 1959
Crashed into Bald Eagle Mountain,13 miles south of Williamsport, while on an ILS approach to Williamsport. Probable accidental caging of the fluxgate compass leading to a erroneous heading indication. Captain's failure to execute a timely abandoned approach. There was one passenger who survived.

Crash Details

DateTuesday December 1, 1959
LocationWillamsport, Pennsylvania
Passengers22
Crew4
Fatalities25
Survivors1
Aircraft TypeMartin 202
OperatorAllegheny Airlines
RegistrationN174A
Flight OriginHarrisburg
Flight Destination Willamsport
Willamsport, Pennsylvania
Allegheny Airlines
Martin 202
1959