Date: March 13, 1974
Time: 19:28
Location: Bishop, California
Operator: Sierra Pacific Airlines
Flight #: 802
Route: Bishop - Burbank
AC Type: Convair CV-440
Registration: N4819C
cn / ln: 138
Aboard: 36   (passengers:32  crew:4)
Fatalities: 36   (passengers:32  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into Poleta Ridge, in the foothills of the White Mountains at 6,100 ft. The Wolper Productions Inc. movie crew was being flown from Bishop to Burbank. The flight was being conducted under VFR conditions. It could not be determined why the crew did not maintain a safe distance from hazardous terrain.

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