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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 15 May 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Ventura
Operator:Crane Co.
Registration: N64001
C/n / msn: 5326
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:6,5 km (4.1 mls) E of Jeffersonville, IN (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Chicago (unknown airport), IL, United States of America
Destination airport:Louisville-Standiford Field, KY (SDF/KSDF), United States of America
Narrative:
The civilian converted Ventura plane was en route from Chicago to Louisville when the carburetor control of port engine became disconnected. The aircraft lost altitude and crashed on farmland.

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / P.J. Marsden


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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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