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Moose Mountain (South Peak)
Hanover, NH

Remains of Northeast Airlines Flight 946 on the summit of the South Peak of Moose Mountain
Remains of Northeast Airlines Flight 946 on the summit of the South Peak of Moose Mountain

Location mapSummary
The South Peak of Moose Mountain features limited views from its somewhat open summit.

Travelling from Boston to Lebanon on the late afternoon of October 25, 1968, Northeast Airlines Flight 946 crashed into the the south peak of Moose Mountain, killing 32. The 10 survivors were positioned in the back of the plane at the time of the crash. The resulting fire from the Fairchild-Hiller FH227C crash burned a significant portion of the mountain.


Summit Elevation
2,290 feet

Summit Facilities
None.

Trip Reports:
Click on the date for photos, timestamps, and maps.
Date of Hike Trail(s) Length Steepness Vertical
May 21, 2012 Moose Mountain Trail, more Moderate Moderate 1,040'
May 8, 2011 Moose Mountain Trail Moderate Moderate 2,240'

More Information
  • Northeast Airlines Flight 946 - Wikipedia




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