Southeast Airlines Flight 308

Southeast Airlines Flight 308Thursday January 8, 1959
The aircraft struck a mountain during an ILS approach to Tri-City Airport. Pilot's failure to identify an intersection properly, resulting in flying 15 miles beyond the outer marker and descending to an alititude too low to clear high terrain. An inoperative compass was not entered into the aircraft log.

Crash Details

DateThursday January 8, 1959
LocationMt. Holston, Tennessee
Passengers7
Crew3
Fatalities10
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorSoutheast Airlines
RegistrationN18941
Flight OriginNashville
Flight Destination Knoxville
Mt. Holston, Tennessee
Southeast Airlines
Douglas DC-3
1959