Eastern Air Lines

Eastern Air Lines Thursday July 16, 1964
Landed 17 feet short of the runway threshold, tore off the landing gear, slid and caught fire. Pilot misjudged altitude and distance and undershot during landing.

Crash Details

DateThursday July 16, 1964
LocationRichmond, Virginia
Passengers71
Crew5
Fatalities0
Survivors76
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-7B
OperatorEastern Air Lines
RegistrationN809D
Flight OriginNew York City
Flight Destination Richmond
Richmond, Virginia
Eastern Air Lines
Douglas DC-7B
1964