The aftermath of a May 5, 1950 airplane crash near the Minneapolis airport. The 3 crew and 28 ROTC passengers of the Curtiss C-46 survived the crash. The plane was named “The Haylift Express” because it once delivered hay to snowbound North Dakota farmers, the animal heads on the side of the plane designate completed Haylift missions.
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