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Last updated: 10 December 2019
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Date:Saturday 8 May 1943
Time:03:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-60A Lodestar
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 557
C/n / msn: 18-2377
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Gander Airport, NL (YQX) (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Gander Airport, NL (YQX/CYQX), Canada
Narrative:
Crashed on approach to Gander Airport. The three crew members died in the crash.

Sources:
» RCAF Locheed Lodestar 557


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