Airplane Crash - Near Glendo, Wyoming 08/15/1935

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Glendo, Wyoming


Date08/15/1935
Time20:08
LocationNear Glendo, Wyoming
OperatorAero Mayflower Transit Co
RouteHelena - Denver
TypeWaco, model YLC
RegistrationNC14140
Aboard3
Fatalities3
Ground0
SummaryThe plane flew into a mountain 43 miles West of Glendo in heavy fog. Against advice to the contrary, the pilot decided to fly a direct route to Denver rather than go around, following the valleys and airways used by other pilots. The direct route took him across some of the most dangerous flying country in the west.

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