Western Airlines

Western Airlines Tuesday December 17, 1963
The No 1. and No2. Engine propellers touched the runway after an attempted go-around during landing. A safe landing was made at Lockheed Air Terminal in Burbank. Failure of the pilot to maintain a positive rate of climb and the premature retraction of the landing gear during a go-around in the fog.

Crash Details

DateTuesday December 17, 1963
LocationLos Angeles, California
Passengers40
Crew6
Fatalities0
Survivors46
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-6B
OperatorWestern Airlines
RegistrationN93131
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Los Angeles, California
Western Airlines
Douglas DC-6B
1963