Crash of a Lockheed 18 LodeStar at Santa Lucia AFB
Date & Time: Sep 14, 1973 at 0400 LT
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The airplane was probably involved in a drug smuggling flight. For unknown reasons, the pilot was forced to attempt an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed 3 km from Santa Lucia AFB, north of Mexico City. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and all three occupants were not found.
Due to lack of evidences, the exact cause of the accident could not be determined.