North Central Airlines Flight 458

North Central Airlines Flight 458Friday December 27, 1968
The aircraft crashed during an instrument approach after a go-around, nearly inverted, into a hangar. Spacial disorientation of the crew precipitated by refraction of the landing or approach lights during transition from flying IFR to visual reference to the ground.

Crash Details

DateFriday December 27, 1968
LocationChicago, Illinois
Passengers41
Crew4
Fatalities27
Survivors18
Aircraft TypeConvair CV-580
OperatorNorth Central Airlines
RegistrationN2045
Flight OriginMinneapolis
Flight Destination Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
North Central Airlines
Convair CV-580
1968