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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Date:Monday 10 February 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-40-11 Lodestar
Operator:Union Airways
Registration: ZK-ALZ
MSN: 18-2104
First flight: 1941
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Palmerston North Airport (PMR) (   New Zealand)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Destroyed by fire while under overhaul; sparks from a vacuum cleaner ignited petrol fumes.

Damaged on the ground


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