ASN Aircraft accident Lockheed 18-56-23 Lodestar N100GP Truckee Airport, CA (TKF)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Monday 21 February 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-56-23 Lodestar
Operator:George J. Priestner
Registration: N100GP
MSN: 18-2571
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Truckee Airport, CA (TKF) (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Truckee Airport, CA (TKF/KTRK), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Stalled on takeoff due to ice accretion on wings.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
miscellaneous acts,conditions - airframe ice

Loss of control



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