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Datum:Dienstag 11 April 1967
Zeit:19:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-56-24 Lodestar
Fluggesellschaft:Edwin L. Byrd
Kennzeichen: N699C
Werknummer: 18-2354
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Aguila, AZ (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The crew continued VFR flight in adverse weather conditions. The Lodestar collided with the ground.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
pilot in command - continued VFR flight into adverse weather conditions
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
FACTOR(S):
weather - low ceiling
weather - turbulence, associated w/clouds and/or thunderstorms
weather briefing - partial briefing by flight service personnel, by phone/radio, limited by pilot action
weather forecast - forecast substantially correct
missing aircraft - later recovered

Informationsquelle:
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