- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: May 23, 1974
Time: 16:55
Location: Springfield, Illinois
Operator: Saturn Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Alameda, CA - Indianapolis, IN
AC Type: Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Registration: N14ST
cn / ln: 4225
Aboard: 3   (passengers:1  crew:2)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:1  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: While en route the left wing separated from the aircraft. The plane crashed out of contol. The undiscovered, preexisting fatigue cracks, which reduced the strength of the left wing to the degree that it failed as a result of positive aerodynamic loads created by moderate turbulence.
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