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Last updated: 30 July 2021
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Date:Thursday 29 September 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-10 Lodestar
Operator:General Electric
Registration: NC2020
MSN: 18-2134
First flight: 1941
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Newark Airport, NJ (EWR) (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY (HPN/KHPN), United States of America
Destination airport:Newark Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed in a swamp after contacting powerlines.

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» The Southeast Missourian - Sep 30, 1949


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Distance from White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY to Newark Airport, NJ as the crow flies is 56 km (35 miles).

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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