Allegheny Airlines Flight 928

Allegheny Airlines Flight 928Friday October 19, 1962
Following departure from Philadelphia, a high frequency whistling noise was heard and inspection revealed an escape of air at the lower aft corner of the rear service door. Pillow cases were placed in this area to reduce the air noise but no further action was taken. While the aircraft was descending through 4,000 feet the door blew out. The ensuing outward rush of air ejected a flight attendant who was near the door opening. Undetected insecure latching of the rear service door, resulting in an inflight explosive decompression which ejected a flight attendant from the aircraft.

Crash Details

DateFriday October 19, 1962
LocationWindsor Locks, Connecticut
Passengers48
Crew4
Fatalities1
Survivors51
Aircraft TypeConvair CV-340/440
OperatorAllegheny Airlines
RegistrationN8415N
Flight OriginWashington D.C.
Flight Destination Providence, RI
Windsor Locks, Connecticut
Allegheny Airlines
Convair CV-340/440
1962