Date & Time: May 6, 1953
Type of aircraft:
Northwest Agricultural Aviation
Choteau - Choteau
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew was engaged in a local spraying mission. During the takeoff roll, the crew encountered strong crosswinds. The three engine aircraft went out of control, veered off runway and came to rest in flames against an embankment. Both pilots were rescued while the aircraft was destroyed.
Loss of control during a takeoff attempted in strong crosswinds.