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Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 14 December 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-08-01 Lodestar
Operator:H. Maierhoffer
Registration: N669
C/n / msn: 18-2044
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
The Lodestar was bought from Bahamian authorities after having been seized because of drug smuggling flights. The airplane was flown to Fort Lauderdale and parked at the Hub Aviation ramp. It was blown into fuel system piping by a passing Douglas DC-8 (N7182C).

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» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson


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