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Last updated: 20 November 2019
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Datum:zondag 7 oktober 1951
Tijd:01:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-56-23 Lodestar
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:National Homes Corp.
Registratie: N5545N
Constructienummer: 18-2364
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:13 km (8.1 mijl) SW Lafayette, IN (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Zaken
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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