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Accident description
Last updated: 25 August 2016
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Date:Monday 14 November 1955
Type:Martin 2-0-2
Operator:Allegheny Airlines
Registration: N172A
C/n / msn: 9142
First flight: 1948
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Wilmington-Newcastle County Airport, DE (ILG) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Wilmington-New Castle County Airport, DE (ILG/KILG), United States of America
Destination airport:Wilmington-New Castle County Airport, DE (ILG/KILG), United States of America
Narrative:
The no. 1 engine of Martin 2-0-2 "The Ohio Valley" caught fire during a single engine approach. The left hand main undercarriage collapsed on touchdown. The aircraft was withdrawn from use and later used for spares at Wilmington.

Sources:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 65)


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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