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Accident description
Last updated: 26 October 2016
Date:Friday 18 September 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18 Lodestar I
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: AX687
C/n / msn: 18-2017
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bilbeis RAF Station (   Egypt)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Belly landed after both props were inadvertently feathered during a training flight.

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