Plane by Nelchina Glacier

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Went out riding at Eureka this past weekend and came by an overturned plane fuselage right by the end of the Nelchina glacier in the river (probably on a gravel bar). Appears to be a tail dragger, all metal covered (wings and fuse)with a metal frame inside. Side-by-side seating (might be 4 place) with round yokes. Has flaps. Tried to find any kind of a tail number or model/make markings but couldn't find anything as it is covered with snow. Guy that has a cabin in the area said that it's been there for over 10 years.
Will post a pic later today.
Just wondering if anyone knows anything about this one.
 

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Went out riding at Eureka this past weekend and came by an overturned plane fuselage right by the end of the Nelchina glacier in the river (probably on a gravel bar). Appears to be a tail dragger, all metal covered (wings and fuse)with a metal frame inside. Side-by-side seating (might be 4 place) with round yokes. Has flaps. Tried to find any kind of a tail number or model/make markings but couldn't find anything as it is covered with snow. Guy that has a cabin in the area said that it's been there for over 10 years.
Will post a pic later today.
Just wondering if anyone knows anything about this one.

Sounds like a metal-covered (conversion) Stinson Station Wagon, if that gives you a clue. I know less than nothing, however, as many will tell you. My clues are often misleading . . . . .
 

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