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Last updated: 22 November 2019
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 16 Oktober 1969
Zeit:08:35
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-56-23 Lodestar
Fluggesellschaft:Johnston R. Staples
Kennzeichen: N170L
Werknummer: 18-2534
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Golden Gate, FL (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Opa-Locka Airport, FL (OPF/KOPF), USA
Flug nach:St. Petersburg International Airport, FL (PIE/KPIE), USA
Unfallbericht:
The airplane operated on a ferry flight to a maintenance facility. En route a fire started in the airplane. An emergency landing was carried out and the airplane burned out on the ground.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
Pwr plt-fuel leaks from undetermined source.

Informationsquelle:
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Distance from Opa-Locka Airport, FL to St. Petersburg International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 325 km (203 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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