Date: April 14, 1945
Time: 16:58
Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
Operator: Pennsylvania Central Airlines
Flight #: 142
Route: Pittsburgh - Morgantown
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: NC25692
cn / ln: 2262
Aboard: 20   (passengers:17  crew:3)
Fatalities: 20   (passengers:17  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed against the slope of Cheat Mountain at 2,100 ft., 7 miles east northeast of Morgantown. The action of the pilot in continuing flight over mountainous terrain under instrument conditions, below the minimum authorized instrument altitude.

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