Trans International Airlines Flight 863

Trans International Airlines Flight 863Tuesday September 8, 1970
Rejected takeoff. Lost control and crashed. Loss of pitch control caused by the entrapment of a pointed, asphalt-covered object between the leading edge of the right elevator and the right horizontal spar web access door in the aft part of the stabilizer.

Crash Details

DateTuesday September 8, 1970
LocationNew York, New York
Passengers0
Crew11
Fatalities11
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF
OperatorTrans International Airlines
RegistrationN4863T
Flight OriginJamaica, NY
Flight Destination Washington D.C.
New York, New York
Trans International Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF
1970