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Accident description
Last updated: 24 May 2016
Date:Monday 5 January 1948
Type:Lockheed 18-08-01 Lodestar
Operator:South African Airways - SAA
Registration: ZS-ASW
C/n / msn: 18-2037
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Johannesburg-Palmietfontein Airport (   South Africa)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Johannesburg-Palmietfontein Airport, South Africa
The undercarriage collapsed when the Lodestar struck a water drain after running off the runway. Damaged beyond repair.



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