Allegheny Airlines Flight 736

Allegheny Airlines Flight 736Tuesday December 24, 1968
The aircraft crashed into trees in the snow, 2.5 miles short of the runway, during an instrument approach. Continuation of the descent below minimum descent altitude into obstructing terrain while both pilots were looking outside to establish visual reference to the ground. Improper IFR operation. Misread or failed to read instruments.

Crash Details

DateTuesday December 24, 1968
LocationBradford, Pennsylvania
Passengers41
Crew6
Fatalities20
Survivors27
Aircraft TypeConvair CV-580
OperatorAllegheny Airlines
RegistrationN5802
Flight OriginDetroit
Flight Destination Erie
Bradford, Pennsylvania
Allegheny Airlines
Convair CV-580
1968