Eastern Air Lines Flight 45

Eastern Air Lines Flight 45

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Eastern Air Lines Flight 45 was a domestic commercial airline flight that suffered a mid-air collision with a USAAF A-26 Invader bomber over northeastern South Carolina on 12 July 1945, forcing an emergency landing in a field by the airliner, and resulting in the crash of the bomber. There was one civilian fatality and two military fatalities. On 12 July 1945, a US Army Air Forces A-26C-35-DT Invader, 44-35553, on a training flight out of Florence Army Air Field had a mid-air collision with Eastern Air Lines Flight 45 from Washington, D.C. to Columbia, S.C., a DC-3-201C, NC25647, c/n 2235, at 3100 feet, 11.9 miles WNW of Florence, South Carolina over the community of Lamar, South Carolina, at 1436 hrs. A-26 vertical fin struck the port wing of the airliner, displacing engine of DC-3 which cut into fuselage; A-26 tail sheared off, two crew parachuted but only one survived.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • String Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136284294
  • 9786136284293