Accident description
Last updated: 24 July 2014
Status:Final
Date:Monday 18 October 1982
Time:03:00
Type:Lockheed 18 Learstar I
Operator:Vintage Sales Corp.
Registration: N1040G
C/n / msn: 18-2549
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Wright R-1820-76
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kosciusko, MS (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Lodestar was seen making repeated low altitude passes over a pipeline right-of-way at night until crashed into trees. The aircraft was equipped with an internal aux fuel tank, non-standard internal plumbing, a large lever-operated petroleum products pump, an inflatable raft and other survival equipment.

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
proper altitude..not maintained..pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS
low pass..performed..pilot in command
light condition..dark night
object..tree(s)

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» NTSB


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