Capt. Epps dies - part 5

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Capt. Epps dies - part 5 - subsequently was given authority to let the...
subsequently was given authority to let the )lane down to even lower altitudes n an effort to escape the icing conditions. During the last hour of the four- lour flight from Pueblo, when il was obvious the plane was in des- lo come Foreign years. were Lo allow erate circumstances, San Antonio airport officials arranged for run vay lights lo be turned on at the Cerrville airport, operated oy Vans-Texas Airways. The board, in summarizing facts Brought out in its investigation said at (he time of the acciden he crew of the plane had been m continuous duly for more than 10 hours. About 32 hours had been n flight, during which the aircraf ad been flown from McGuirc Ail ? orce Base, N. J., to Dalls am hen fo Boise to pick up the men. Company Paid By Mile The board Sflid General Airways vas paid a flat DO cents a mile or hauling passengers under its contract which stipulated it woul

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  1. Idaho State Journal,
  2. 25 Nov 1959, Wed,
  3. Page 14

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  • Capt. Epps dies - part 5

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