- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 26, 1954
Time: 10:32
Location: Wright, Wyoming
Operator: Western Airlines
Flight #: 314
Route: Salt Lake City - Cedar City - Rapid City
AC Type: Convair CV-240
Registration: N8407H
cn / ln: 37
Aboard: 9   (passengers:6  crew:3)
Fatalities: 9   (passengers:6  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: After entering an area of severe turbulence and icing, the plane made a rapid descent and struck the ground at high speed. A sudden emergency of undetermined origin under adverse weather conditions resulting in rapid descent and impact with the ground at high speed.
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