Northeast Airlines Flight 258

Northeast Airlines Flight 258Friday August 15, 1958
The aircraft crashed 1,450 feet short of the runway while on approach in heavy fog. Poor judgement and technique by the pilot during approach in poor weather conditions. Nantucket Airport was not equipped with technology to permit insturment landings in such foggy conditions.

Crash Details

DateFriday August 15, 1958
LocationNantucket, Massachusetts
Passengers31
Crew3
Fatalities25
Survivors9
Aircraft TypeConvair CV-240-2
OperatorNortheast Airlines
RegistrationN90670
Flight OriginNew York City
Flight Destination Nantucket
Nantucket, Massachusetts
Northeast Airlines
Convair CV-240-2
1958