Accident description
Last updated: 30 September 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 17 December 1943
Type:Lockheed 18-56 Lodestar
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AGDE
C/n / msn: 18-2086
First flight: 1941
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:24 km (15 mls) off Leuchars, Scotland (   United Kingdom)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Stockholm-Bromma Airport (BMA/ESSB), Sweden
Destination airport:Saint Andrews-Leuchars RAF Station (ADX/EGQL), United Kingdom
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea.

Sources:
» Med forente krefter i 50 ňr 335 skvadron 1946 - 1996
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» Lockheed Lodestar i norsk tjeneste fra 1941 til 1950


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Distance from Stockholm-Bromma Airport to Saint Andrews-Leuchars RAF Station as the crow flies is 1259 km (787 miles).

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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