Runway excursion Accident Lockheed C-60A-1-LO Lodestar NC1622, Saturday 1 December 1945
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Date:Saturday 1 December 1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed C-60A-1-LO Lodestar
Owner/operator:Texaco
Registration: NC1622
MSN: 18-2270
Year of manufacture:1942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA (AGC) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA (AGC/KAGC)
Destination airport:Houston (unknown airport), TX
Narrative:
The Lodestar swerved off the runway and went down an embankment before it burst into flames. The two crew and five passengers escaped injured.
The accident happened after one engine had lost power during takeoff.

Sources:

The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
The Pittsburg Press 2 December 1945, p2

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