Trans World Airlines Flight 128

Trans World Airlines Flight 128Monday November 20, 1967
The aircraft struck a tree short of the runway during an approach in snow. Procedural errors by the crew during the approach in adverse weather. The visual approach conducted at night and in deteriorating weather conditions without adequate altimeter cross-reference. The approach was conducted using visual reference to partially lighted irregular terrain which may have been conducive to producing an illusionary sense of adequate terrain clearance.

Crash Details

DateMonday November 20, 1967
LocationCincinnati International Airport, Covington/Hebron, Kentucky
Passengers75
Crew7
Fatalities70
Survivors12
Aircraft TypeConvair CV-880-22-1
OperatorTrans World Airlines
RegistrationN821TW
Flight OriginLos Angeles
Flight Destination Cincinnati
Cincinnati International Airport, Covington/Hebron, Kentucky
Trans World Airlines
Convair CV-880-22-1
1967