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Last updated: 9 December 2019
Date:Friday 26 January 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A67-6
C/n / msn: 18-2610
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Merauke-Mopah Airport (MKQ) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Merauke-Mopah Airport (MKQ/WAKK), Indonesia
Destination airport:?
Ground-looped on takeoff following the burst of a tyre. The Lodestar caught fire.

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