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Datum:Montag 4 Januar 1943
Zeit:18:26
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Lodestar II
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: EW986
Werknummer: 18-2154
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) S of Heliopolis (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in poor weather with downdraughts. On board was Air Marshal McClaughry, accompanied by his staff.

Informationsquelle:
» Correio da Manhã 7 January 1943, p1
» Though without Anger: Losses of Transport and Special Duties Aircraft and Assault Gliders 1940 to 1945 / C.Cummings
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson


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