Incident Douglas DC-3A-343B N33671,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 352101
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Date:Sunday 17 January 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-3A-343B
Owner/operator:Minneapolis Lakers/ Gopher Aviation
Registration: N33671
MSN: 4812
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Near Carroll, IA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:St. Louis, Mo
Destination airport:Minneapolis, MN
The Minneapolis Lakers returned on a special plane after the game in St. Louis. The plane encountered a huge blizzard along the way, and the left engine failed, resulting in the loss of power supply and the failure of multiple instruments such as air conditioning, radar, and navigation. The pilot was forced to land in a snow covered cornfield in the town of Carol, and all four crew members and 19 crew members on board survived.

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Revision history:

01-Mar-2024 08:54 zhr2005 Added
01-Mar-2024 09:00 ASN Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
01-Mar-2024 13:37 zhr2005 Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-Mar-2024 13:58 zhr2005 Updated [Narrative]
05-Mar-2024 12:44 zhr2005 Updated [Narrative]
14-Mar-2024 10:01 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
14-Mar-2024 10:23 Cobar Updated [Operator]

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