Date: November 1, 1949
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Aircraft: Douglas C-54B
Reg: N88727
Airline: Eastern Air Lines
Flight No: 537
Fatalities: 55 : 55

The front section of an Eastern Airlines Douglas C-54 that crashed into the Potomac River after a midair collision with a U.S. Air Force P-38.  U.S. Representatives George Bates from Massachusetts and Michael Kennedy from New York were killed in the crash along with all 53 others aboard.