International Flight 655 Convair
600 N94230 MSN 56 27
Second Expedition: 28
N94230 as it appeared in Tyler, TX on 30
June 1973, just three
months before the crash. Photograph by Jeff Mullowney. Used with
Approaching the crash site.
Rough country......the tail
(white star on blue background) is just visible to the left of
Can you spot it?
On this expediton, we were accompanied by
Charles Hadlock from
KTBS-TV (the ABC affiliate in Shreveport, LA). He did a
the crash and our wreckchasing efforts. The feature was later
uploaded to the video sharing site YouTube and is available below.
A section of forward
fuselage found near the tail
A wing front spar at an engine
nacelle (probably #2?)
showing evidence of the small fire that erupted after impact.
chrome on the main gear strut is still clean and shiny.
The debris field is a cacophony
of airplane parts.
Here, a landing light assembly shares space with an armrest.
Looking eastward over the
site. The empennage and
an engine nacelle are prominent in the center.