Date & Time: May 9, 1964 at 1900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-124 Globemaster II
Clovis – Dover
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
En route, the crew encountered poor weather conditions with thunderstorm activity. The airplane went out of control, dove into the ground and crashed in an uninhabited area located near Cooperton, OK. The debris were found on a large area and all six crew members were killed.
It is believed the loss of control was caused by severe turbulences while flying in a thunderstorm.