- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 30, 1951
Time: 22:07
Location: Near Fairbanks, Alaska
Operator: Transocean Air Lines
Flight #: 501
Route: Umiat - Fairbanks
AC Type: Curtiss C 46F-CU
Registration: N68963
cn / ln: 22485
Aboard: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The flight made an authorized left turn while outbound on the east leg of the Fairbanks radio range and subsequently struck Chena Dome, northeast of the station while on a westerly heading. The failure of the pilot to follow procedures and utilize properly the radio facilities for approach and letdown at Fairbanks with the result that the flight became lost.
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