Date: August 15, 1958
Time: 2334
Location: Nantucket, Massachusetts
Operator: Northeast Airlines
Flight #: 258
Route: New York City - Nantucket
AC Type: Convair CV-240-2
Registration: N90670
cn / ln: 090
Aboard: 34   (passengers:31  crew:3)
Fatalities: 25   (passengers:22  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed 1,450 feet short of the runway while on approach in heavy fog. Poor judgement and technique by the pilot during approach in poor weather conditions. Nantucket Airport was not equipped with technology to permit insturment landings in such foggy conditions.

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