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Datum:Donnerstag 25 Januar 1962
Zeit:15:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Air National Guard
Kennzeichen: 42-100861
Werknummer: 19324
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:40 km (25 Meilen) N of Helena, MT (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Helena Airport, MT (HLN/KHLN), USA
Flug nach:Cut Bank Airport, MT (CTB/KCTB), USA
Unfallbericht:
A Douglas C-47A operated by the U.S National Guard crashed in Wolf Creek Canyon in a heavy snow storm.
The aircraft was carrying governor of Montana Donald Grant Nutter (46), his executive secretary and the State Agriculture Commissioner.

Informationsquelle:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» The Free Lance-Star - Jan 27, 1962


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Helena Airport, MT to Cut Bank Airport, MT as the crow flies is 223 km (139 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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