Flight of Gold


"On March 12, 1948, Northwest Airlines Flight 4422, a DC-4 with a crew of six, carrying twenty-four Merchant Marines on a six-leg flight from Shanghai to New York, crashed high up on Alaska's Mount Sanford.  Air reconnaissance flights spotted the charred remains of the plane, but the site was too remote for recovery teams.  Rumors that the lane had been transporting gold and diamonds immediately erupted and enticed treasure hunters to the mountain,  Life-threatening conditions kept them from reaching what became known as 'Alaska's Legendary Gold Wreck'.

Flight of Gold is the first-person account of commercial airline pilot and mountain climber Kevin McGregor, who with pilot Marc Millican attempted to accomplish what dozens of other expeditions failed to do:  discover the remains of the plane and solve the mystery of the reputed treasure..."