- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: October 06, 1955
Time: 07:26
Location: Near Centennial, Wyoming
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight #: 409
Route: Denver - Salt Lake City - San Francisco
AC Type: Douglas DC-4
Registration: N30062
cn / ln: 18389
Aboard: 66   (passengers:63  crew:3)
Fatalities: 66   (passengers:63  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into cloud covered Medicine Bow Peak while en route. The plane failed to clear the 12,013 ft. peak by 75 feet. The pilot deviated from course for reasons unknown. Possible incapacitation of crew by carbon monoxide emanating from a faulty cabin heater, though never proven.
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