United Airlines Accident History – 1934 to 1989 – Download


United Airlines Accident History – 1934 to 1989 – Download


This 1,217-page document gives you a close look at the people, places, conditions, crew, and individual United aircraft that wound up in trouble.

This accumulated study of accidents, from official accident investigations, takes you back to the dramatic scene of all of these accidents.

The accident investigations are surprising and compelling. The loss of life was tragic but the situations surrounding these unforeseen events are intriguing and mesmerizing to read. This document by RareAviation.com allows long forgotten United Airlines flying history to resurface revealing company policies and piloting procedures long forgotten.

This is a Must-Have Document For Any Person Interested in United Airlines History.

This is the only document that I have ever seen that accumulates all of the official investigations about United Airlines accidents into one document and provides you with an extreme level of detail about each accident.

Accident reports include, when available, the following:

  • Detailed Information on Crew
  • Aircraft Information
  • Detailed Accident Events
  • Cockpit Voice Recorder Transcripts
  • Radio Transmission Transcripts
  • Illustrations
  • Photographs
  • Maps
  • Black Box Data

A Small Sampling of the Intensely Interesting And Strange United Airlines Accident Stories Inside

You’ll read about the fatal crash into Humpy Ridge where all aboard perished as the aircraft struck the mountain in level-powered flight.

You’ll discover the details around the loss of a United Air Lines Douglas transport off Point Reyes, California on November 29 during a scheduled flight from Medford, Oregon to Oakland.

The plane carried four passengers and a crew of three, all of whom survived a forced landing on the open sea after the ship’s gasoline supply had been exhausted, though only the first pilot and one passenger subsequently were rescued.

The bodies of the second pilot and one passenger were recovered from the waves while the stewardess of the plane and two passengers are officially listed as “missing”, though their death is generally assumed.

A fatal crash at La Guardia airport left the united DC-3 in an unusual position as it broke through the boundary fence on an aborted takeoff and with both brakes locked, proceeded to roll straight ahead over the remainder of the runway, crashed through the fence at the airport boundary, and half-bounced, half-flew across the Grand Central parkway. The aircraft finally came to rest immediately East of the Casey Jones School of Aeronautics.

You’ll read about the fire that developed in flight that resulted in parts of the interior of the plane falling from the aircraft in flight. About a fire so voracious and severe that passengers would have died a very horrific death in flight.

Another fire during flight resulted in a passenger jumping from the aircraft and falling to his death by impacting the ground.

How about the United flight that crashed after being struck by birds!

This study includes the famous Sioux City miracle landing report.

Included Aircraft: Boeing 247, Douglas DC-3, Douglas DST, Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar, Douglas C-54, Douglas DC-6, Boeing Model 377, Convair 340, Convair 240, Douglas DC-7 Constellation, Douglas DC-8, Vickers-Armstrongs Viscount, Boeing 727, Boeing 737, Boeing 747, McDonnell Douglas DC-10



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