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Last updated: 23 January 2021
Fecha:viernes 5 marzo 1965
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-50 Lodestar
Operador:Pine Paper Products Co.
Registración: N600N
Numéro de série: 18-2567
Año de Construcción: 1943
Horas Totales de la Célula:4756
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Philipsburg-Mid-State Airport, PA (PSB) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Belmar-Monmouth County Airport, NJ (BLM/KBLM), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Chicago (unknown airport), IL, Estados Unidos de América
Both engines flamed out due to fuel starvation. The pilot attempted to reach Philipsburg for an emergency landing, despite the fact that it was closed due to snow on the runway. The aircraft struck wires or poles on final approach, crashed and caught fire.

Probable Cause:

powerplant - fuel system: selector valves
miscellaneous acts, conditions - fuel starvation
weather - low ceiling
weather - snow
weather - fog
miscellaneous acts, conditions - failure of two or more engines
miscellaneous acts, conditions - material failure
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-2 engines
weather briefing - no record of briefing received
weather forecast - forecast substantially correct
emergency circumstances - forced landing off airport on land

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