Runway excursion Accident Vickers 745D Viscount N7429, Monday 11 December 1967
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Date:Monday 11 December 1967
Time:15:26
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers 745D Viscount
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N7429
MSN: 127
Year of manufacture:1956
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH (CAK) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW/KDTW)
Destination airport:Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH (CAK/KCAK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The Viscount overran the runway, coming to rest down a 20 feet embankment, 120yds from the runway end.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Pilot in command - misjudged distance and speed and failed to initiate a go around."

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI68A0054
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 3 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB File 1-0070

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