United Airlines Flight 232
United Airlines Flight 232 was a scheduled flight from Stapleton International Airport in Denver, Colorado, to O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. On July 19, 1989, the DC-10 (registered N1819U) operating the route crash-landed in Sioux City, Iowa, after suffering catastrophic failure of its tail-mounted engine, which led to the loss of all flight controls. Of the 296 people on board, 111 died in the accident while 185 survived.
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- NTSB Accident report of United Airlines Flight 232
- Cockpit voice-recorder transcript (pdf) (NB contains error)
- A talk given by the pilot describing the crash at NASA Dryden in 1991
- Siouxland Chamber Of Commerce: Remembering Flight 232 (Picture of memorial depicting Lt. Colonel Dennis Nielsen carrying Spencer Bailey)
- "17th Anniversary Tribute of Flight 232"
- News report with video of crash landing of Flight 232, ABC News, July 19, 1989
- Pre-crash landing photos from Airliners.net