Capital Airlines Flight 75

Capital Airlines Flight 75Tuesday May 12, 1959
Disintegrated in-flight due to severe turbulence after penetrating a thunderstorm. Icing. A farmhand observed a large chuck of ice fall from the plane seconds before the crash. A second plane crash involving Capital Airlines occurred at Charleston, WV on this same day.

Crash Details

DateTuesday May 12, 1959
LocationChase, Maryland
Passengers27
Crew4
Fatalities31
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeVickers Viscount 745D
OperatorCapital Airlines
RegistrationN7463
Flight OriginNew York City
Flight Destination Atlanta
Chase, Maryland
Capital Airlines
Vickers Viscount 745D
1959