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Last updated: 19 October 2019
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Date:Thursday 1 April 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed R5O-5 (Lodestar)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 12462
C/n / msn: 18-2313
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Wright R-1820-40
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Flemington, NJ (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed following mid-air fire. Five occupants were able to bail out.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps BuNos Third Series (10317 to 21191)
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson


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