The tragic story of Southern Airways flight 242, a DC9 that lost both engines flying through severe weather and then performed a dead stick landing onto a road in New Hope with tragic consequences for both those onboard and those on the ground.


The approximate ground track of the stricken aircraft.


The accident aircraft.


Aircraft wreckage amongst the houses of New Hope.


Images used through Creative Commons licence with thanks to the NTSB, Crum357 and Clipperartic.