Date & Time: May 1, 1978 at 0300 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed 18 LodeStar
Wiley C. Puckett
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While flying by night at low altitude, the twin engine airplane struck obstacles and crashed in flames. All three occupants were killed. Illegal flight suspected. Customs agents were looking for the aircraft.
Controlled flight with ground during low pass after the pilot-in-command misjudged altitude.