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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21590
Last updated: 27 April 2018
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:37 Squadron Royal Air Force (37 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L7846
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sahara Desert, Egypt/Lybya border -   Libya
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Shallufa
Destination airport:
37 Squadron was based at Shallufa, in the Suez Canal Zone of Egypt from 17.10.1940 to 25.4.1942. L7846 was posted as missing on mission to raid Benghazi, Lybia on 23.6.1941. All six crew were also posted as missing in action, and aircraft is presumed to have crashed into the Sahara Desert on the Egpyptian/Libyan border


Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999

Revision history:

06-Jul-2008 23:00 JINX Added
26-Feb-2012 05:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
09-Mar-2013 22:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Mar-2013 22:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
03-Aug-2013 23:06 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
27-Apr-2015 19:06 ABBA Updated [Operator]

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