Date & Time: Jun 14, 1941
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed 18 LodeStar
Operator:
Registration:
241
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
18-2045
YOM:
1940
Country:
Nigeria
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route, the crew encountered poor weather conditions with storm activity. When some instruments became out of service, the captain attempted an emergency landing. The aircraft came to rest in a marshy field located near the Dodo River, in the region of Brass. There was no casualties but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Instrument failure.