Accident Martin 2-0-2 N172A,
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Date:Monday 14 November 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic m202 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Martin 2-0-2
Owner/operator:Allegheny Airlines
Registration: N172A
MSN: 9142
Year of manufacture:1948
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Wilmington-Newcastle County Airport, DE (ILG) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Wilmington-New Castle County Airport, DE (ILG/KILG)
Destination airport:Wilmington-New Castle County Airport, DE (ILG/KILG)
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 The aircraft was withdrawn from use and later used for spares at Wilmington.


Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 65)



photo (c) Bill Larkins; 14 November 1955

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