Date: April 10, 1953
Time: ?
Location: Off Kingston, Jamaica
Operator: Caribbean International Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Kingston - George Town
AC Type: Lockheed 18-56 LodeStar
Registration: VP-JBC
cn / ln: 2568
Aboard: 13   (passengers:10  crew:3)
Fatalities: 13   (passengers:10  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: Lost an engine on takeoff, climbed to 100-200 ft. entering a slight banking turn and crashed into the sea. Failure of the left engine which was due to the cracking of the accessory drive gear. Failure of the pilot to take precautionary steps on hearing the back firing, which was a warning of possible engine failure.

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