NTSB Identification: DEN66A0048
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of FLYING TIGER LINES INC
Aircraft: LOCKHEED L-1049, registration: N6914C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0080  65/12/15   ALAMOSA,COLO.       LOCKHEED L-1049     CR-  3  0  0  SCHED DOM CARGO SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0130                    N6914C              PX-  0  0  0                            46, 10190 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            5036 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - FLYING TIGER LINE,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - SNOW
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFING RECEIVED-METHOD UNKNOWN
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        MISSING AIRCRAFT - LATER RECOVERED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               0
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          4 MILES OR LESS                                          SNOW
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- RECOVERY DATE 12-16-65.PILOTS DID NOT TURN TO VA10 OUTBOUND HEADING AT ALAMOSA VORTAC.

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