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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Fecha:miércoles 28 junio 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-55896
Numéro de série: 18-2301
Año de Construcción: 1942
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,6 km (1 milles) E of Monroe-Selman Field, LA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Monroe County Airport, AL (MVC/KMVC), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
During takeoff for a local navigation flight, the no. 1 engine began to misfire. The aircraft got airborne and the undercarriage was retracted. The left wing dropped and the C-60 began to turn to the left. At that time the no. 2 engine also misfired. The pilot attempted to level the wings for a forced landing but the airplane crashed into a wooded area.

» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 2: July 1943-July 1944 / Anthony J. Mireles


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