CFIT Accident Lockheed 18-08-01 Lodestar ZS-AST, Friday 28 March 1941
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Date:Friday 28 March 1941
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Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed 18-08-01 Lodestar
Owner/operator:South African Airways - SAA
Registration: ZS-AST
MSN: 18-2034
Year of manufacture:1940
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Elands Bay, Western Cape -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Windhoek(unknown airport)
Destination airport:Cape Town-Wingfield Aerodrome
Narrative:
Crashed into mountain in poor visibility.

Sources:

southafricawargraves.org
The Lockheed Twins / P.J. Marsden

Statistics

  • 29th worst accident in 1941
  • 27th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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