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Last updated: 28 June 2016
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Date:Tuesday 22 January 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-56-23 Lodestar
Operator:Aerodex
Registration: N3927C
C/n / msn: 18-2442
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed after engine failure. The airplane operated on a test flight, killing the Vice-President of Aerodex who was piloting the plane.

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» St. Petersburg Times - Jan 23, 1952


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