Airplane Crash - Cheyenne, Wyoming 10/09/1949

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Cheyenne, Wyoming


Date10/09/1949
LocationCheyenne, Wyoming
OperatorSlick Airways
Flight #11-8
RouteLas Vegas - Denver
TypeCurtiss C-46E-1-CS
RegistrationN59485
Cn/In2939
Aboard4
Fatalities4
Ground0
SummaryDiverted to Cheyenne, while on approach, the aircraft crashed 2.5 miles short of the runway after encountering severe turbulence and icing. Loss of control of the aircraft during an instrument approach to Cheyenne, under conditions of heavy icing and severe turbulence.

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