Date & Time: Dec 23, 1936
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed 10 Electra
Operator:
Registration:
NC14905
Flight Type:
Test
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Dallas-Love Field - Dallas-Love Field
MSN:
1018
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
4
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
The crew (two pilots and four engineers of the company) were conducting a post maintenance flight at Dallas Love Field. On final approach, the captain elected to make a go around when an engine failed while trying to climb. The aircraft went into a spin and crashed on the north shore of the Bachman Lake, short of runway. All six occupants were killed as the aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.