Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 13 May 1942
Type:Lockheed 18-10 Lodestar I
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AGCR
C/n / msn: 18-2072
First flight: 1941
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) (   Malta)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The left hand main gear tyre burst on takeoff due to shrapnel splinters on the runway. The airplane crashed.

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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