- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 21, 1947
Time: 06:11
Location: Hanksville, Utah
Operator: Slick Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Curtiss C-46E
Registration: NC59488
cn / ln: 2935
Aboard: 3   (passengers:1  crew:2)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:1  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The cargo plane entered a thunderstorm and struck Blue Bell Knoll Mountain. The continuation of the flight into instrument weather conditions over mountainous terrain at an altitude too low to clear the mountains en route.
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