Date & Time: Jan 31, 1944 at 0032 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-39 (DC-2)
Sioux City - Saint Joseph
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The aircraft left Sioux City Airport at 0028LT bound for the Saint Joseph-Rosecrans Airport, Missouri. While climbing, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed 14 km from its departure point. The aircraft was destroyed and all three crewmen were killed.
Loss of control caused by the explosion of the right engine (number 2) during initial climb.