Accident Lockheed EP-80A Shooting Star 45-8416,
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Date:Tuesday 20 January 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic f80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed EP-80A Shooting Star
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 45-8416
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:3 miles east of Piña Beach -   Panama
Departure airport:France Field, CZ
Destination airport:
Crashed into the sea 150 meters from beach due to fuel exhaustion while flying with EP-80 45-8434 and both got lost in dense fog. Pilot Valentine W. Kegg not found.


La Noticia (Managua) 23 January 1948, p3

Revision history:

05-May-2021 16:51 ASN archive Added
13-Nov-2023 15:12 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Apr-2024 18:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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