DELTA AIR LINES, INC. MCDONNELL DOUGLAS DC-9-32, N3323L, CHATTANOOGA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE
About 1851 e.s.t. on November 27, 1973, Delta Air Lines Flight 516, a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32, N3323L, crashed while making an ILS approach to runway 20 at Chattanooga Municipal Airport, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Seventy-four passengers and five crewmembers were aboard the aircraft. Thirty-eight passengers and four crewmembers were injured; there were no fatalities. The aircraft was destroyed. The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause of the accident was that the pilot did not recognize the need to correct an excessive rate of descent after the aircraft had passed decision height.
- Aircraft Accident Report.
National Transportation Safety BoardOffice of Aviation Safety
Washington, DC United States 20594
- Publication Date: 1974-11-27
- Pagination: 45 p.
- Accession Number: 00082967
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: NTSB-AAR-74-13
- Files: NTIS
- Created Date: Apr 8 1975 12:00AM