Accident
Last updated: 2 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Freitag 1 Dezember 1944
Zeit:19:45
Flugzeugtyp:Lockheed C-60A-1-LO Lodestar
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-32197
Werknummer: 18-2287
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:6,5 km (4.1 Meilen) W of Keene, CA (   USA) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Hondo AAF, TX (HDO/KHDO), USA
Flug nach:Fresno Air Terminal, CA (FAT/KFAT), USA
Unfallbericht:
The Lockheed Lodestar collided with the north slope of Bear Mountain at an elevation of 4300 ft msl. The pilot was probably descending in instrument conditions when the accident happened.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 3: August 1944-December 1945 / Anthony J. Mireles


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Distance from Hondo AAF, TX to Fresno Air Terminal, CA as the crow flies is 2065 km (1291 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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