Narrative:Damaged beyond repair following a crash-landing on a golf course in heavy snow. The airplane had almost completed a ferry flight from Kenya via Prestwick, UK.
|Date:||Monday 28 January 1952|
Lockheed 18-56 Lodestar
|C/n / msn:|| 18-2095|
|First flight:|| 1941|
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: 1|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: / Occupants: 1 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Cedar Grove, NJ ( United States of America)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
The airplane was withdrawn from use and parts were used to construct a Rausch Super 18, which was a Lockheed Hudson with a Lodestar rear fuselage and tail group.
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.