Date: December 28, 1978
Location: Portland, Oregon
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61
Reg: N8082U
Airline: United Air Lines
Flight No: 173
Fatalities: 189 : 10

While on a flight from Denver to Portland, the DC-8 ran out of fuel while the crew was distracted with a landing gear problem and crashed near the airport. Miraclously only 10 people were killed.