Date & Time: Feb 23, 1934 at 1415 LT
Type of aircraft:
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Los Angeles – Salt Lake City – Cheyenne – Chicago
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Fifteen minutes after takeoff from Salt Lake City Airport, while climbing in a snowstorm at an altitude of 8,000 feet, the aircraft hit a mountain slope and was totally destroyed. All eight occupants were killed. For unknown reasons, the aircraft did not gain sufficient altitude while climbing. Visibility was poor due to heavy snow falls.