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Accident description
Last updated: 18 November 2017
Status:Final
Date:Tuesday 24 July 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-56-23 Lodestar
Operator:Wiregrass Aviation
Registration: N33LM
C/n / msn: 18-2341
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Brunswick-Glynco Jetport, GA (BQK) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Brunswick-Glynco Jetport, GA (BQK/KBQK), United States of America
Narrative:
Ground-looped following bounced landing. The undercarriage collapsed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper recovery from bounced landing
pilot in command - improper operation of brakes and/or flight controls
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure

Sources:
» NTSB


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