Date: July 21, 1961
Time: 0211
Location: Shemya, Alaska
Operator: Alaska Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Seattle - Shemya AFB
AC Type: Douglas DC-6A
Registration: N6118C
cn / ln: 45243/919
Aboard: 6   (passengers:0  crew:6)
Fatalities: 6   (passengers:0  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: Undershot the runway by 200 feet, crashed and burned. Absence of approach and runway lights. Lack of guidance from air traffic controller during last stages of flight.

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