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Last updated: 26 January 2022
Datum:vrijdag 16 maart 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18 Learstar II
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Nevada Airlines Inc.
Registratie: N77777
Constructienummer: 18-2373
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Wright R-1820
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:ca 1,6 km NE of Oneonta Municipal Airport, NY (ONH) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Ilegale Vlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Oneonta Municipal Airport, NY (ONH), Verenigde Staten
The aircraft descended in a 40 degrees nose down attitude, struck the ground and crashed about one mile short of runway 24. About 3500 lb (1588 kg) of marijuana was found in the wreckage.

Probable Cause:

aircraft handling .. not maintained .. pilot in command
judgment .. poor .. pilot in command
flight into known adverse weather .. performed .. pilot in command
light condition .. night
weather condition .. low ceiling
weather condition .. fog
weather condition .. obscuration

» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson


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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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