Airplane Crash - Pacifiocean, 116 Miles Wsw Of Annette Island, Alaska 06/03/1963

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - PacifiOcean, 116 miles WSW of Annette Island, Alaska


Date06/03/1963
Time10:16
LocationPacifiOcean, 116 miles WSW of Annette Island, Alaska
OperatorNorthwest Orient Airlines
Flight #293
RouteMcChord AFB - Elmendorf AFB
TypeDouglas DC-7CF
RegistrationN290
Cn/In45209/861
Aboard101
Fatalities101
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft was being flown under contract to the military. While en route, the aircraft crashed into the sea. The last known message was a request to ascend from 14,000 ft. to 18,000 ft. The last known position was 54 degrees 14 minutes N, 134 degrees 41 minutes W. Unable to determine the probable cause due to lack of evidence.

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