NTSB Analyzes National Florida Crash
About 2102 CDT, May 8, 1978, National Airlines Flight 193, a Boeing 727-235, crashed into Escambia Bay while executing a surveillance radar approach to Runway 25 at Pensacola Regional Airport. The aircraft crashed about 3 naut. mi. from the east end of Runway 25 and came to rest in about 12 ft. of water.