Wichita State Football Team

Date: 10/2/1970
Crash Site: Clear Creek County, Colo.

One of two planes transporting the players to their upcoming game against Utah State, the Martin 4-0-4 took an alternate scenic route over the Rockies. Unable to gain enough altitude, the "Gold" plane carrying the starters and coaches clipped trees and spun into the side of the mountains; fourteen players were killed.