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Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:Wednesday 21 April 1943
Time:23:26
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-60A-1-LO Lodestar
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-55864
C/n / msn: 18-2254
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Evansville-Dress Regional Airport, IN (EVV) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Monroe-Selman AAF, LA (MLU/KMLU), United States of America
Destination airport:Evansville-Dress Regional Airport, IN (EVV/KEVV), United States of America
Narrative:
The aircraft reportedly stalled and impacted terrain as it was performing a go around at Evansville-Dress Regional Airport.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Miami News - Apr 23, 1943
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» The Evening Independent - Apr 22, 1943


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Distance from Monroe-Selman AAF, LA to Evansville-Dress Regional Airport, IN as the crow flies is 733 km (458 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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