Date: July 01, 1942
Time: 1200
Location: Near Premier, West Virginia
Operator: Military - U.S. Army Air Forces
Flight #: ?
Route: Battle Creek - Cincinnati - Florence
AC Type: Douglas C-49E
Registration: 42-56093
cn / ln: 1976
Aboard: 21   (passengers:19  crew:2)
Fatalities: 21   (passengers:19  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: Flew into a thunderstorm and was observed in a near vertical dive before crashing to the ground. Icing, possible overloading.

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