Accident Lockheed 18 Learstar I N333FB, Thursday 23 June 1983
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Date:Thursday 23 June 1983
Time:01:57
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed 18 Learstar I
Owner/operator:Falcon Leasing Corp.
Registration: N333FB
MSN: 18-2467
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Wright R-1820-76D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Millhaven, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The Lodestar crew tried to make an off airport landing to unload marijuana. A go around was made but during the downwind leg the aircraft descended into the trees and caught fire.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
altitude .. not maintained .. pilot in command
diverted attention .. pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
weather condition .. fog
light condition .. dark night
object .. tree(s)

Sources:

The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
NTSB

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