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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Date:Wednesday 20 September 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-60A-LO Lodestar
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-32180
MSN: 18-2200
First flight: 1942
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) SW of Muroc AAF, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Muroc AAF, CA (EDW/KEDW), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Takeoff accident following engine failure.

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