Date: September 16, 1953
Time: 0834
Location: Albany, New York
Operator: American Airlines
Flight #: 723
Route: Boston - Hartford - Albany - Chicago
AC Type: Convair CV-240-0
Registration: N94255
cn / ln: 116
Aboard: 28   (passengers:25  crew:3)
Fatalities: 28   (passengers:25  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: After circling, the aircraft crashed into two radio towers while on approach to Albany Municipal Airport. While the pilot was aligning with the runway, he descended below obstructions partially obscured by fog and crashed into radio towers. Crew's failure to abandon the landing under adverse weather conditions.

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