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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200855
Last updated: 16 August 2020
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Date:02-SEP-1959
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic C140 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 140
Owner/operator:Civil Air Patrol (CAP)
Registration: N....
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mt. Rainier, WA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Boeing Field, WA (21:10)
Destination airport:Mt. Rainier
Narrative:
Missing on mercy mission to Mt. Rainier. Drop of medical supplies for sick scientist. Found one week later crashed in deep snow 400 ft below the summit.

Sources:

The Bulletin 4 September 1959, p5/9 September 1959, p11
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 4 September, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Nov-2017 20:37 TB Added
08-Nov-2017 09:14 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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