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Last updated: 16 January 2022
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Datum:maandag 4 januari 1943
Tijd:18:26
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Lodestar II
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: EW986
Constructienummer: 18-2154
Bouwjaar: 1942
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3 km (1.9 mijl) S of Heliopolis (   Egypte)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Crashed in poor weather with downdraughts. On board was Air Marshal McClaughry, accompanied by his staff.

Bronnen:
» Correio da Manhă 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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