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Date of Accident:06 January 1960Help
Airline:National Airlines   Help
Aircraft:Douglas DC-6B   Help
Location:Wilmington, North Carolina, USAHelp
Registration:N8225HHelp
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Flight Number:2511Help
Fatalities:34:34Help
MSN:43742Help
Line Number:300Help
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Accident Description:The aircraft exploded at 18,000 feet following the detonation of a dynamite bomb. A passenger, Julian Frank, who had purchased a large quantity of life insurance just before the trip, commited suicide by detonating the bomb in his lap.
 
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