Other Convair CV-240-13 N91239, Thursday 22 August 1968
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Date:Thursday 22 August 1968
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-240-13
Owner/operator:East Coast Leasing
Registration: N91239
MSN: 159
Year of manufacture:1949
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Other
Location:Martinsburg Airport, WV (MRB) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
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Narrative:
An unused hangar at Martinsburg Airport, WV (MRB) was used to store 5000 bales of hay. Early in the morning a fire started, destroying the hangar and one Convair plane of East Coast Leasing (N278E). Another plane (CV-240 N91239) sustained fire damage to the wheels and other possible heat damages.

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World Directory of Airliner Crashes

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6 February 1953 N91239 Northeast Airlines 0 La Guardia Field, New York, NY sub
3 May 1963 PP-CDW Cruzeiro do Sul 37 ca 1 km E of São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH) w/o
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