Optical Illusion Cited as Cause of Collision
Trans World Airlines, Inc.. Flight 42. (TW 42), a Boeing 707, N748TW. and Eastern Airlines, Inc., Flight 853. (EA 853 ). a Lockheed 1049C, N6218C. were involved in a midair collision over the Carmel. N. Y„ VORTAC while en route to the New York City area at approximately 1619 EST, Dec. 4, 1965.