Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 402

Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 402Friday March 4, 1966
The aircraft struck the approach lights and a sea wall during a landing attempt. The pilot initiated a steep rate of descent with the intention of executing a final approach at a lower altitude. Poor visibility due to illusive fog conditions misled the pilot and affected his judgement.

Crash Details

DateFriday March 4, 1966
LocationNear Tokyo, Japan
Passengers62
Crew10
Fatalities64
Survivors8
Aircraft TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-8-43
OperatorCanadian Pacific Air Lines
RegistrationCF-CPK
Flight OriginHong Kong
Flight Destination Tokyo
Near Tokyo, Japan
Canadian Pacific Air Lines
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-43
1966