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UA Flight 409: The Recovery Effort

A United Airlines flight departed from Denver, Colorado on the morning of October 6, 1955 bound for Salt Lake City, Utah. The following day, rescue teams composed of experienced mountaineers were called in to a plane wreck on the face of Medicine Bow Peak near Laramie, WY.

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