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Date of Accident:28 January 1963Help
Airline:Continental Airlines   Help
Aircraft:Vickers Viscount 812   Help
Location:Kansas City, Missouri, USAHelp
Registration:N242VHelp
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Flight Number:290Help
Fatalities:8:8Help
MSN:356Help
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Accident Description:While making a straight in approach, the aircraft continued flying over the runway to the south end and while at a height of 90 feet, suddenly pitched down and struck the ground. Icing of the horizontal stabilizer which led to loss of pitch control.
 
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