Date: June 03, 1963
Time: 10:16Z
Location: Pacific Ocean, 116 miles WSW of Annette Island, Alaska
Operator: Northwest Orient Airlines
Flight #: 293
Route: McChord AFB - Elmendorf AFB
AC Type: Douglas DC-7CF
Registration: N290
cn / ln: 45209/861
Aboard: 101   (passengers:95  crew:6)
Fatalities: 101   (passengers:95  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft was being flown under contract to the military. While en route, the aircraft crashed into the sea. The last known message was a request to ascend from 14,000 ft. to 18,000 ft. The last known position was 54 degrees 14 minutes N, 134 degrees 41 minutes W. Unable to determine the probable cause due to lack of evidence.

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