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Last updated: 7 June 2020
Datum:Freitag 13 Januar 1939
Zeit:ca 21:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-H Super Electra
Fluggesellschaft:Northwest Airlines
Kennzeichen: NC17389
Werknummer: 1408
Baujahr: 1937
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Miles City Municipal Airport, MT (MLS) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Miles City Municipal Airport, MT (MLS/KMLS), USA
Flug nach:Billings Municipal Airport, MT (BIL/KBIL), USA
Flugnummer: 11
Crashed after takeoff due to cockpit fire.


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Miles City Municipal Airport, MT to Billings Municipal Airport, MT as the crow flies is 215 km (134 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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