Accident Douglas R5D-2 (DC-4) 50850, Wednesday 10 January 1968
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Date:Wednesday 10 January 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas R5D-2 (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 50850
MSN: 10427
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Copper Canyon, NV -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Denver-Buckley Air National Guard Base, CO (BFK/KBKF)
Destination airport:Seattle NAS, WA
Turbulent conditions caused an uncontrolled descent. The aircraft struck Mount Tobin 300 feet. below the summit and slid 1000 feet down.


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