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Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Fecha:lunes 5 marzo 1945
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: 42-55962
Numéro de série: 18-2399
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Dayton-Wright Patterson AAF, OH (FFO) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 251 m (823 feet) amsl
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Dayton-Wright Patterson AAF, OH (FFO/KFFO), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dayton-Wright Patterson AAF, OH (FFO/KFFO), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Lockheed C-60A Lodestar 42-55962 was taking off from Dayton-Wright Patterson AAF, OH (FFO) on a test flight when the pilot lost control of the airplane. It crashed into a hangar, killing five workers. A fire erupted, destroying seven planes inside:
Bell P-59A Airacomet 44-2609; North American P-51F Mustang 43-43333; Republic P-47D Thunderbolt 42-8009; Lockheed P-38G Lightning 42-12687; Bell XP-63A Kingcobra 42-78835; Boeing B-29B Superfortress 42-63598; Douglas C-47A-10-DL 42-23357; and Consolidated B-32 Dominator 42-10873.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Spokane Daily Chronicle - Mar 6, 1945


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