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Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Datum:Montag 24 Februar 1958
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-56-23 Lodestar
Fluggesellschaft:Cluett Peabody & Company
Kennzeichen: N9050
Werknummer: 18-2563
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Chicago-Merrill C Meigs Field, IL (CGX) (   USA)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Geschäftsflug
Flug von:Chicago-Merrill C Meigs Field, IL (CGX/KCGX), USA
Flug nach:White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY (HPN/KHPN), USA
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into Lake Michigan when caught by wind during takeoff from Meigs Field. It came to rest just 50 feet offshore.

Informationsquelle:
» The Milwaukee Sentinel - Feb 25, 1958


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Distance from Chicago-Merrill C Meigs Field, IL to White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY as the crow flies is 1152 km (720 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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