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Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Fecha:domingo 7 octubre 1951
Hora:01:10
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-56-23 Lodestar
Operador:National Homes Corp.
Registración: N5545N
Numéro de série: 18-2364
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:13 km (8.1 milles) SW Lafayette, IN (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ejecutivo
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Crashed in bad weather and low ceiling in a soybean field and caught fire.
The airplane was flying officials from the National Homes Corp. Back home following a Canadian hunting trip. The Lodestar also carried deer, ducks and fish.

Fuentes:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» The Southeast Missourian - Oct 8, 1951


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