Airplane Crash - Grants, New Mexico 03/22/1958

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Grants, New Mexico


Date03/22/1958
Time02:05
LocationGrants, New Mexico
OperatorPrivate
TypeLockheed 18 Lodestar
RegistrationN300E
Cn/In2312
Aboard4
Fatalities4
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft went down 35 miles SW of Grants, New Mexico. Fog, snow and thunderstorms were reported in the area. Film director, producer Mike Todd, 49, husband of Elizabeth Taylor, killed. Elizabeth Taylor, who had planned to go on the trip with her husband, remained at home, ill with bronchitis. The plane was named 'The Lucky Liz.'

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