Western Airlines Flight 366

Western Airlines Flight 366Wednesday March 31, 1971
The aircraft, during a training flight suddenly rolled to the left and crashed after a missed, 3 engine, ILS approach. Failure of the aircraft rudder hydraulic actuator support fitting which led to the loss of left rudder control. Stress corrosion cracks.

Crash Details

DateWednesday March 31, 1971
LocationOntario, California
Passengers0
Crew5
Fatalities5
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-720-047B
OperatorWestern Airlines
RegistrationN3166
Flight OriginLos Angeles
Flight Destination Ontairo
Ontario, California
Western Airlines
Boeing B-720-047B
1971