Date: October 09, 1949
Time: ?
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming
Operator: Slick Airways
Flight #: 11-8
Route: Las Vegas - Denver
AC Type: Curtiss C-46E-1-CS
Registration: N59485
cn / ln: 2939
Aboard: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: Diverted to Cheyenne, while on approach, the aircraft crashed 2.5 miles short of the runway after encountering severe turbulence and icing. Loss of control of the aircraft during an instrument approach to Cheyenne, under conditions of heavy icing and severe turbulence.

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