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Last updated: 28 October 2020
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Datum:Samstag 1 Dezember 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-60A-1-LO Lodestar
Fluggesellschaft:Texaco
Kennzeichen: NC1622
Werknummer: 18-2270
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA (AGC) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Geschäftsflug
Flug von:Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA (AGC/KAGC), USA
Flug nach:Houston (unknown airport), TX, USA
Unfallbericht:
The Lodestar swerved off the runway and went down an embankment before it burst into flames. The two crew and five passengers escaped injured.
The accident happened after one engine had lost power during takeoff.

Informationsquelle:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» The Pittsburg Press 2 December 1945, p2


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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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