Allegheny Airlines Flight 485

Allegheny Airlines Flight 485Monday June 7, 1971
The aircraft crashed into a row of beach houses, 4,980 feet short of the runway. Captain's intentional descent below minima under adverse weather conditions while trying to locate the runway despite advisories from 1st. officer.

Crash Details

DateMonday June 7, 1971
LocationNew Haven, Connecticut
Passengers28
Crew3
Fatalities28
Survivors3
Aircraft TypeConvair CV-580
OperatorAllegheny Airlines
RegistrationN5832
Flight OriginWashington D.C.
Flight Destination Newport News, VA
New Haven, Connecticut
Allegheny Airlines
Convair CV-580
1971