- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: October 17, 1937
Time: 21:00
Location: Haydens Peak, Wyoming
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight #: 1
Route: Cheyenne - Salt Lake City
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: NC16074
cn / ln: 1914
Aboard: 19   (passengers:16  crew:3)
Fatalities: 19   (passengers:16  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed into the side of a mountain (Humpy Ridge) in level flight at 10,000 ft. under adverse weather conditions. Static conditions encountered in the last portion of the flight which rendered the reception of radio range signals unintelligible. The continuation of the flight into mountainous country at an altitude below of higher mountains without the aid of ground visibility or radio signals to definitely identify position. A change in the weather caused by the approach of an unpredicted cold front.
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