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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 8 April 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-N3 Super Electra
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: AX682
C/n / msn: 1496
First flight: 1939
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:16 km (10 mls) from Sallum (   Egypt)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Tobruk Airport (TOB/HLGN), Libya
Narrative:
Forced landing after engine failure. The brakes failed, causing the airplane to swing on landing. The left hand landing gear collapsed.

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / P.J. Marsden


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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