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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Friday 20 May 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-56-23 Lodestar
Operator:Trans Alaska Produce Corp.
Registration: N20GY
C/n / msn: 18-2437
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lone Pine, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Lone Pine Airport, CA, United States of America
Narrative:
Gear collapsed following heavy landing; flew contraband into the USA.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
pilot in command - improper level off
FACTOR(S)
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure

Classification:


Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» NTSB


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