- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 31, 1946
Time: 02:47
Location: Mt. Elk, Wyoming
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight #: 14
Route: Boise - Denver
AC Type: Douglas DC-3-194H
Registration: NC25675
cn / ln: 2147
Aboard: 21   (passengers:18  crew:3)
Fatalities: 21   (passengers:18  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into Elk Mountain after the crew made an unauthorized deviation from the prescribed route at an altitude insufficient to assure adequate clearance over Elk Mountain. Flight had originally filed for 13,000 ft. But later amended the flight plan to 11,000 ft. Elk Mountain is 11,152 ft. MSL.
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