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Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Date:Saturday 20 November 1954
Time:ca 17:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Ventura
Operator:Plymouth Oil Co.
Registration: N1505V
MSN: 5278
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10,5 km (6.6 mls) E of Waynesboro, VA (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Atlanta (unknown airport), GA, United States of America
Destination airport:Baltimore Airport, MD, United States of America
Narrative:
The aircraft, a military Ventura that was converted for civil use by Howard Aero Inc. in 1953, crashed on Calf Mountain in fog.

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / P.J. Marsden
» The Free Lance-Star 22 November 1954, p1


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