Airplane Crash - Hanksville, Utah 08/21/1947

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Hanksville, Utah


Date08/21/1947
Time06:11
LocationHanksville, Utah
OperatorSlick Airways
TypeCurtiss C-46E
RegistrationNC59488
Cn/In2935
Aboard3
Fatalities3
Ground0
SummaryThe cargo plane entered a thunderstorm and struck Blue Bell Knoll Mountain. The continuation of the flight into instrument weather conditions over mountainous terrain at an altitude too low to clear the mountains en route.

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