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More: Lockheed L-049 Constellation
More: Off-Airport - Lake Tahoe area
More: USA - Nevada, September 10, 2004
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N86504 (cn 2025) Forty years after, and the largest piece left is this bit of cowling. Paradise Airlines 901A turned the wrong direction on a missed approach to KTVL in a snowstorm. It wound up on the side of this mountain killing all 85 on board, March 1, 1964. TVL airport visible at top left.
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A visitor from United States posted Fri November 30, 2012:
40 years later and this is till out there. Amazing. Great shot.

A visitor from United States posted Wed October 31, 2007:
The photo show the remains of a grim story on a beautiful mountain top. The surround waters and beach provide a clear deapth of field enbracing the quite and scienic location of Lake Tohoe.

A visitor from United States posted Wed July 12, 2006:
This is the only photo I've seen of this crash. It happened when I was in second grade. A classmate's parents were on board.

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