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On This Day In Aviation History - 11 November 1965

A Boeing 727 operating as United Airlines Flight 227, crashes short of the runway while attempting to land at Salt Lake City.

Accident Details

Date: 11 November 1965

Aircraft Type: Boeing 727-22

Registration Number: N7030U

Flight Origin: New York La Guardia Airport

First Stopover: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Second Stopover: Chicago Midway Airport

Third Stopover: Denver Stapleton International Airport

Fourth Stopover: Salt Lake City International Airport

Destination: San Francisco International Airport

Crash Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Passengers: 85

Crew: 6

Fatalities: 43

Survivors: 48

Summary: Crashed Short Of Runway

Cause: Pilot Error

United Airlines - Boeing 727-22 - Flight 227 Aftermath

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