Northeast Airlines Flight 823

Northeast Airlines Flight 823

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. On March 12, 1948, Northwest Airlines Flight 4422 (NC95422) crashed into Mount Sanford, Alaska, with a crew of six and 24 passengers. The flight was a C-54 charter flying back to the United States from Shanghai. The aircraft refueled at Anchorage (Merrill Field) and took off at 8:12 p.m. to continue on to its destination, New York City (LaGuardia Airport). For reasons unknown, the aircraft deviated from the published airway and crashed into Mount Sanford. After the initial impact the wreckage slid down for about 3000 feet before coming to rest. There were no survivors. The passengers were American merchant mariners, crew members of the tanker SS Sunset, being ferried back home.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Plor
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136302012
  • 9786136302010