Airplane Crash - Morgantown, West Virginia 04/14/1945

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Morgantown, West Virginia


Date04/14/1945
Time16:58
LocationMorgantown, West Virginia
OperatorPennsylvania Central Airlines
Flight #142
RoutePittsburgh - Morgantown
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationNC25692
Cn/In2262
Aboard20
Fatalities20
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed against the slope of Cheat Mountain at 2,100 ft., 7 miles east northeast of Morgantown. The action of the pilot in continuing flight over mountainous terrain under instrument conditions, below the minimum authorized instrument altitude.

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