- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 10, 1938
Time: 15:07
Location: Bozeman, Montana
Operator: Northwest Orient Airlines
Flight #: 2
Route: Seattle - Billings - Chicago
AC Type: Lockheed 14H Super Electra
Registration: NC-17388
cn / ln: 1407
Aboard: 10   (passengers:8  crew:2)
Fatalities: 10   (passengers:8  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed 12 miles northeast of Bozeman after experiencing structural failure of the tail. There was severe turbulence reported in the area at the time of the accident. The structural failure of the upper vertical fins and rudders due to flutter "natural resonance, or period of vibration" which resulted in the separation of the rudder and fins and loss of control of the aircraft.
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