Date: November 29, 1949
Time: 05:49
Location: Dallas, Texas
Operator: American Airlines
Flight #: 157
Route: New York City - Mexico City
AC Type: Douglas DC-6
Registration: N90728
cn / ln: 42895/58
Aboard: 46   (passengers:41  crew:5)
Fatalities: 28   (passengers:26  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: During a pull-up for a go-around, after attemping a landing approach with the No. 1 engine feathered, the No. 4 engine lost power then came on with a surge. The flight engineer feathered the No. 4 engine without instructions from the captain. The aircraft stalled, then collided with wires and a building. Crew's improper handling of the aircraft after an engine failed.

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