B-707 Mishaps: early INVESTIGATIONS
Cases listed -- click on button-image.
Boeing / 19 Oct 1959, B707-227, N7071,
C/N 17691, Line #45; acceptance-flight and customer-crew training,
violent-recovery from Dutch Roll, separation of 3 engines,
FIRE inside wing trailing edge structure,
forced ditching-crash-landing in
North Fork of the Stillaguamish River,
near Oso, Washington. (Fatal.)
AA 1502 / 28 Jan 1961 B707-123 N7502A,
c/n 17629, Loss-of-Control [LoC], crashed into sea near Amagansett, offshore (Napaquogue Beach), west-SW of Montauk Point,
eastern Long Island, NY. (Fatal)
Sabena / 15 Feb 1961 Boeing 703-329, OO-SJB,
Accident at Berg, 2 km northeast of the threshold of Runway 20 at
Brussels National Airport, Belgium, on 15 February 1961.
During approach- Go-around, climbing steep-turns.
Loss-of-Control (LoC); rolling- dive- impact;
ICAO's AAD # 13, pgs 43-5, "The Brussels Tragedy."
Air France / 27Jul61 B707-328, F-BHAS,
T/O accident on Rwy-23 at Hamburg, Germany;
loss of directional-control: during T/O roll, veered left,
Right Rudder Pedal felt jammed, RTO, yawing moment persisted,
Navigator fell forward into Center Pedestal,
Runway Excursion, off-side.