AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT REPORT. MOHAWK AIRLINES, INC. FAIRCHILD HILLER FH-227B, N7818M, ALBANY, NEW YORK, MARCH 3, 1972

A Mohawk Airlines, Inc., FH-227B, crashed into an occupied house 3.5 miles south of Albany County Airport, New York, at 2048 e.s.t, March 3, 1972. Fourteen passengers, two pilots, and one occupant of the house died in the accident. Thirty-one passengers, the stewardess, and four occupants of the house were injured. The aircraft and the house were destroyed. The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cuase of the accident was the inability of the crew to feather the left propeller. The board is unable to determine why the left propeller could not be feathered.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Transportation Safety Board

    Office of Aviation Safety
    Washington, DC  USA  20594
  • Publication Date: 1973-4-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: 81 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00047330
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NTSB-AAR-73-8
  • Files: NTIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1973 12:00AM