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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 24 August 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-55954
C/n / msn: 18-2391
First flight: 1943
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lubbock-South Plains AAF, TX (LBB) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lubbock-South Plains AAF, TX (LBB/KLBB), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Takeoff accident following engine failure.

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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