Date & Time: Jan 2, 1970 at 1215 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed 18 LodeStar
Sky King Inc.
North Little Rock - North Little Rock
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
At liftoff, the airplane did not get sufficient height, struck trees, stalled and crashed in flames in a wooded area. Both pilots (instructor and student pilot) were injured and the aircraft was destroyed.
Improper operation of brakes and/or flight controls during takeoff. Collision with trees. Inadequate supervision of flight on part of the pilot-in-command. Fire after impact.