Carol Lombard

Date: January 16, 1942
Location: Near Las Vegas, Nevada
Aircraft: Douglas DC-3
Reg: NC1946
Airline: Trans Continental and Western Air
Flight No: 3
Fatalities: 22 : 22

The wreckage of  a Trans Continental & Western Airways DC-3 at Mt. Potosi, near Las Vegas.  Actress Carole Lombard, her mother and press agent were killed along with 19 other people aboard.  The captain failed to follow the prescribed course for reasons unknown.