Airplane Crash - Annette Island, Alaska 10/26/1947

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Annette Island, Alaska


Date10/26/1947
Time13:45
LocationAnnette Island, Alaska
OperatorPan American World Airways
Flight #923
RouteSeattle - Juneau
TypeDouglas DC-4A
RegistrationNC88920
Cn/In10317
Aboard18
Fatalities18
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed into Tamgas Mountain after abandoning an approach to Annette Island because of extreme turbulence and radioing its intentions to proceed to Juneau. Possible severe turbulence or icing. Official cause unknown. The aircraft was named Clipper Talisman II.

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