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Date: 24 August 1951
Airline: United Airlines
Flight No.: 615
Aircraft: Douglas DC-6B
Location: Decoto, California, USA
Fatalities: 50:50

Photographer: Unknown

The aircraft crashed on approach to Oakland after the Captain attempted to land using visual references in foggy, misty conditions. The flight had been cleared for an instrument approach, but neither low-frequency receiver in the cockpit had been tuned to the appropriate beacon.




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