Allegheny Airlines Flight 737

Allegheny Airlines Flight 737Monday January 6, 1969
Crashed, clipping tree tops short of the runway, in light snow while on approach. An excessive descent was not detected or corrected by the crew for reasons unknown. Possibilities include an altimeter failure or misreading of the instrument approach chart.

Crash Details

DateMonday January 6, 1969
LocationNear Bradford, Pennsylvania
Passengers25
Crew3
Fatalities11
Survivors17
Aircraft TypeConvair CV-580
OperatorAllegheny Airlines
RegistrationN5825
Flight OriginWashington
Flight Destination Harrisburgh
Near Bradford, Pennsylvania
Allegheny Airlines
Convair CV-580
1969