American Airlines accidents and incidents

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This page lists American Airlines accidents and incidents. For lists of accidents and incidents on subsidiary carriers, see Envoy Air and American Connection

DFW American Airlines departure

1930s[edit]

  • August 9, 1931: A Ford 5-AT-C Trimotor, registration NC9662, crashed on the bank of the Little Miami River near Cincinnati, Ohio, killing all 6 on board. The cause was failure and separation of the right side engine due to a broken hub.[1]
  • March 19, 1932: A Fokker F.10A, registration NC652E, crashed in an orchard near Calimesa, California after striking power lines in heavy fog, killing all seven on board.[2]
  • September 8, 1932: A Fokker F.10, registration NC9716, crashed into a mountain in poor weather near Salt Flat, Texas, killing 3 of 4 on board.[3]
  • January 20, 1933: A Stearman 4, registration NC11721, crashed into a hillside in poor visibility near Boerne, Texas, killing the pilot. The cause was spatial disorientation.[4]
  • March 6, 1934: A Pilgrim 100A, registration NC710Y, crashed into a snowdrift near Petersburg, Illinois during a blizzard, killing all four on board. The cause was wing/propeller icing.[5]
  • June 9, 1934: A Curtiss Condor, registration NC12354, crashed into Last Chance Hill in New York, killing all seven on board. The cause was pilot error.[6]
  • January 14, 1936: A Douglas DC-2-120 operating as American Airways Flight 1 crashed near Goodwin, Arkansas, killing all 17 people on board. Cause undetermined.[7]

1940s[edit]

1950s[edit]

1960s[edit]

1970s[edit]

1980s[edit]

1990s[edit]

2000s[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ American Airways NC9662 accident synopsis retrieved 2011-20-12
  2. ^ American Airways NC652E accident synopsis retrieved 2011-20-12
  3. ^ American Airways NC9716 accident synopsis retrieved 2011-20-12
  4. ^ American Airways NC11721 accident synopsis retrieved 2011-20-12
  5. ^ American Airways NC710Y accident synopsis retrieved 2011-20-12
  6. ^ American Airways Flight 1 accident synopsis retrieved 2011-20-12
  7. ^ American Airways Flight 1 accident synopsis retrieved 2010-06-05
  8. ^ Record 19430728-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  9. ^ Record 19431015-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  10. ^ Record 19440210-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  11. ^ Record 19450110-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  12. ^ Record 19430223-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  13. ^ Record 19460303-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  14. ^ Record 19460825-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  15. ^ Record 19470808-0 at Aviation Safety Net
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  17. ^ Record 19500822-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  18. ^ Record 19520122-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  19. ^ Harry McCormick (1952-06-29). "Two Denton Youths Lose Lives as Plane Hits Giant DC6 Liner". The Dallas Morning News. 
  20. ^ Staff writers (1953-03-06). "Pilot of Small Plane Blamed for Fatal Love Field Collision". The Dallas Morning News. 
  21. ^ Record 19530916-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  22. ^ Accident description for American Airlines Flight 163 at the Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved on 2009-09-13.
  23. ^ Record 19550804-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  24. ^ Record 19570106-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  25. ^ Record 19590815-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  26. ^ "Electra Airliner Flips at LaGuardia, Burns; 76 Aboard Walk Out". Schenectady Gazette (Schenectady, New York). September 15, 1960. Retrieved October 9, 2014. 
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  28. ^ Kihss, Peter (March 2, 1962). "All 95 on Jetliner Killed in Crash into Bay on Take-Off at Idlewild; President Spurs Federal Inquiry; Wreckage Burns". New York Times. Retrieved 28 February 2011. 
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  30. ^ Hijacking description at the Aviation Safety Network
  31. ^ Hijacking description at the Aviation Safety Network
  32. ^ Hijacking description at the Aviation Safety Network
  33. ^ Hijacking description at the Aviation Safety Network
  34. ^ Hijacking description at the Aviation Safety Network
  35. ^ Hijacking description at the Aviation Safety Network
  36. ^ Hijacking description at the Aviation Safety Network
  37. ^ Hijacking description at the Aviation Safety Network
  38. ^ Hijacking description at the Aviation Safety Network
  39. ^ Hijacking description at the Aviation Safety Network
  40. ^ Record 19850416-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  41. ^ Record 19850627-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  42. ^ Record 19880203-0 at Aviation Safety Net
  43. ^ "NTSB Brief of Accident FTW88NA106" (PDF). National Transportation Safety Board. Retrieved May 31, 2012. 
  44. ^ "ASN Accident Description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved May 31, 2011. 
  45. ^ Hijacking description at the Aviation Safety Network
  46. ^ Hijacking description at the Aviation Safety Network
  47. ^ Hijacking description at the Aviation Safety Network
  48. ^ "NTSB Brief of Accident DCA93MA040" (PDF). National Transportation Safety Board. Retrieved May 31, 2012. 
  49. ^ "ASN Accident Description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved May 31, 2011. 
  50. ^ St. Pierre, Nancy; Box, Terry; Lincoln Michel, Karen; Freedenthal, Stacey (April 15, 1993). "30 Hurt After Jet Slides Off Runway - Passengers Injured During Exit On Escape Chutes". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved May 31, 2012. 
  51. ^ "Safety Board Calls For Emergency Exit Door Redesign". Air Safety Week. 2002-08-19. Retrieved 2013-07-22. 
  52. ^ "NTSB Brief of Accident FTW01FA127" (PDF). National Transportation Safety Board. Retrieved May 31, 2012. 
  53. ^ "ASN Accident Description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved May 31, 2011. 
  54. ^ "Hull-loss description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  55. ^ "Preliminary Report - Aviation". National Transportation Safety Board. Retrieved 4 April 2009. 
  56. ^ American Airlines' employee dies after falling down at Miami Intl (in Portuguese)
  57. ^ American Airlines Plane crashes at Jamaica Airport