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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Datum:Montag 28 August 1944
Zeit:08:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Lodestar II (C-60)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: EW983
Werknummer: 18-2138
Baujahr: 1941
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:St. Thomas Mount (Madras) (   Indien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Madras Airport (MAA/VOMM), Indien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
A lack of power on engine no. 2 caused the plane to swing to the right. The pilot overcorrected to the left, causing the aircraft to run towards buildings. The pilot retracted the undercarriage to avoid a collision.

Informationsquelle:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson


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