Airplane Crash - Washington D.C. 04/27/1945
Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Washington D.C.
|Route||Washington, D.C. - New York, Ny|
|Type||Lockheed 18 Lodestar|
|Summary||Lost an engine during takeoff, settled back on the runway, overran the runway, rolled to the right and crashed into a drainage ditch and burned. Engine failure during a critical point in the take-off followed by the pilot executing an emergency landing under unfavorable conditions. Contributing factors were the strong gusts and ground turbulence which prevailed at the time and the presence of a deep ditch near the runway.|
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