Airplane Crash - Butte, Montana 11/06/1950

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Butte, Montana


Date11/06/1950
Time08:15
LocationButte, Montana
OperatorNorthwest Orient Airlines
Flight #115
RouteHelena - Butte
TypeMartin 202
RegistrationN93040
Cn/In9161
Aboard21
Fatalities21
Ground0
SummaryThe pilot failed to follow the carrier's prescribed instrument approach to Butte Airport and crashed into a mountain at about the 8,250 foot level. Captain's failure to follow prescribed approach procedures.

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