Airplane Crash - Cheyenne, Wyoming 10/08/1946

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Cheyenne, Wyoming


Date10/08/1946
Time04:33
LocationCheyenne, Wyoming
OperatorUnited Air Lines
Flight #28
RouteSan Francisco - Cheyenne - Chicago
TypeDouglas DC-4
RegistrationN30051
Cn/In10471
Aboard41
Fatalities2
Ground0
SummaryAfter two landing attempts, the pilot tried to land on a different runway. The wing struck the ground and the plane skidded 800 ft. A loss of altitude during a turn preparatory to a final approach while the pilot was manoeuvring in an attempt to land. The aircraft was named 'Mainliner Lake Michigan.'

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