Cvr transcript eastern air lines flight 401 - 29 dec 1972 last updated: 16 october 2004 cvr transcript of the december 29, 1972 accident of eastern flight 401, a lockheed l-1011 tristar in the everglades near miami, fl, usa. As other reviewers note, this is the nonfiction story of eastern flight 401, which crashed in the everglades back in 1972 after the fact, pieces of the plane and equipment from it were salvaged to use on other planes almost immediately, passengers and airline employees began reporting paranormal events. The following is a human factors analysis of the crash of eastern air lines flight 401 factual information of the sequence of events is drawn primarily from information provided by the national transportation safety board [ntsb] (1973 1. A lockheed l-1011-385-1 tristar 1 passenger plane, registered n310ea, was destroyed in an accident at everglades, fl, united states of america there were 163 passengers and crew members on board the airplane operated on a flight from new york-john f kennedy international airport, ny (jfk) to miami international airport, fl (mia.
Eastern flight 401 an eastern air lines lockheed l-1011 crashed at 2342 eastern standard time, december 29, 1972, 187 miles west-northwest of miami international airport, miami, florida. Eastern flight 401 description: the story of the fatal crash of eastern airlines flight 401 and the ghosts that were spotted after the crash on other eastern airline flights on the cold winter evening of december 29, 1972, eastern airlines aircraft number 310 rested quietly on the dimly lit jet parking area outside new york's john f kennedy. About 35 years ago an eastern airlines l1011, circling the miami airport preparing to land just before midnight, crashed into the sawgrass, mud and swamps of the everglades this week, only a few miles from the crash site, many of the survivors came together for the first time and met the airboaters. Eastern air lines, flight 401 lockheed l-1011 tristar1 n310ea the crew was preoccupied with a landing gear problem and was trying to replace the landing gear light while on autopilot and in a holding pattern as the captain got up to help, he.
Eastern air lines flight 401 left new york’s jfk airport, bound for miami international airport, on december 29, 1972 the lockheed l-1011 carried 163 passengers and 13 crew members the flight was under the command of captain robert loft, 55, a veteran eastern airline plot. Before valujet there was eastern flight 401 it happened 40 years ago today on a cold dark night in the everglades, a brand new whisperliner jumbo jet crashed in the swamp, killing 101 seventy. Travel updates the eerie mystery of eastern airlines flight 401 on a dark night in 1972, a plane hit the ground, killing 101 people soon afterwards, strange things started to happen in the skies. This blogspot is dedicated to the those who died, those who survived and the countless of lives that were touched and effected even to this day by the crash of eastern airlines lockheed l-1011-1, aircraft n310ea, while operating as flight 401 from (jfk) to (mia) on the night of december 29th 1972. Eastern flight 401 an eastern air lines lockheed l-1011 crashed at 2342 eastern standard time, december 29, 1972, 187 miles west-northwest of miami international airport, miami, florida the aircraft was destroyed.
Haunted skies: ghosts of the eastern 401 disaster author: bill knell my experience with the story of eastern flight 401 began early in 1973 i flew from tampa, florida, to new york city and back several times that year. Eastern air lines 401(eastern air lines), lockheed l-1011 , miami international airport , december 29, 1972 by way of background, the eastern air lines flight originated from new york on board are 10 crewmembers and 162 passengers. Eastern air lines flight 401 was a lockheed l-1011-1 tristar jet that crashed into the florida everglades at 11:42 pm december 29, 1972, causing 101 fatalities (99 initial crash fatalities, two died shortly afterward) the captain, along with one of 2 flight crew members, two of 10 flight attendants and 97 of 163 passengers, died there were 75 survivors.
Eastern air lines flight 401 was a lockheed l-1011 tristar 1 jet that crashed into the florida everglades on the night of december 29, 1972, causing 101 fatalities (77 initial crash survivors, two died shortly afterward) the crash was a result of the flight crew's failure to recognize a. The crash of eastern air lines flight 401 is an absolute waste of your money it is essentially a reprint of the report of the ntsb investigation of the accident which is available free online with a quick search. Flight 401 went down about 10 miles west of mia flight 592 went down about 7 miles northwest of mia not very close basically, everything south of lake okachobee, west of the towns along the east coast (the palm beaches to homestead) and east of the towns on the west coast (naples, fort myers) all the way to the tip of the peninsula encompasses the everglades national park. It also inspired books and a television movie because in the bizarre aftermath, eastern flight crews reported seeing the ghosts of flight 401`s dead pilots appear on other lockheed l-1011s.
Loft, who was working the radio during this leg of the flight, told the tower that they would discontinue their approach to their airport and requested to enter a holding pattern the approach controller cleared the flight to climb to 2,000 feet (610 m), and then hold west over the everglades [7. A curated virtual cemetery for names in eastern flight 401: a virtual cemetery, a find a grave. An eastern air lines lockheed l-1011 crashed at 2342 eastern standard time, december 29, 1972, 187 miles west-northwest of miami international airport, miami, florida the aircraft was destroyed of the 163 passengers and 13 crew-members aboard, 94 passengers and 5 crewmembers received fatal injuries. As with the other user comment, crash follows the real life story of the first crash of a jumbo jet, eastern airlines flight 401 based on the excellent book by rob and sara elder, the film, however, takes liberties with the facts.