Flying Tiger Line Flight 45

Flying Tiger Line Flight 45Monday July 27, 1970
Cargo plane. An unarrested rate of descent due to inattention of the crew to instrument altitude references while the pilot was attempting to establish outside visual contact in meteorological conditions which precluded such contact during that segment of a precision radar approach inbound from the Decision Height.

Crash Details

DateMonday July 27, 1970
LocationTokyo, Japan
Passengers0
Crew4
Fatalities4
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-8-63AF
OperatorFlying Tiger Line
RegistrationN785FT
Flight OriginTokyo
Flight Destination Okinawa
Tokyo, Japan
Flying Tiger Line
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63AF
1970