Date & Time: Aug 16, 1987 at 2045 LT
Type of aircraft:
McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Operator:
Registration:
N312RC
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Saginaw - Detroit - Phoenix - Santa Ana
MSN:
48090
YOM:
1981
Flight number:
NW255
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
6
Pax on board:
149
Pax fatalities:
148
Other fatalities:
2
Total fatalities:
156
Captain / Total flying hours:
20859
Captain / Total hours on type:
1359
Copilot / Total flying hours:
8044
Copilot / Total hours on type:
1604
Aircraft flight hours:
14928