Thaddeus Mast

Thaddeus Mast is a graduate of Iowa State University and a reporter on the Laramie Boomerang. He moved to Wyoming in 2014.

When pilots on United Airlines Flight 409 took a shortcut in bad weather en route from Denver to Salt Lake City in October 1955, the plane crashed into Medicine Bow Peak and 66 people died. It was the worst airline disaster up to that time, and its cause is still unknown.