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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167830
Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:11-SEP-1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C-45F Expeditor
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Ontario, near Oswego -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bedford, Massachusetts
Destination airport:Griffins Air Force Base near Rome, New York
Narrative:
One of its two engines failed during the flight and the crew parachuted out. The aircraft flew on automatic pilot for more than an hour before it crashed into the lake off Oswego.
The submerged wreckage was found in 2014.

Sources:

http://13wham.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/plane-found-lake-ontario-13643.shtml
https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/article/Explorers-find-1952-US-plane-wreck-in-Lake-Ontario-5606237.php


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jul-2014 06:36 gerard57 Added
08-Jul-2014 14:10 gerard57 Updated [Date, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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