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Last updated: 25 January 2021
Date:vendredi 5 mars 1965
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-50 Lodestar
Compagnie:Pine Paper Products Co.
Immatriculation: N600N
Numéro de série: 18-2567
Année de Fabrication: 1943
Heures de vol:4756
Equipage:victimes: 1 / à bord: 1
Passagers:victimes: 1 / à bord: 2
Total:victimes: 2 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Philipsburg-Mid-State Airport, PA (PSB) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Aéroport de départ:Belmar-Monmouth County Airport, NJ (BLM/KBLM), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Chicago (unknown airport), IL, Etats-Unis d'Amérique
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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