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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21618
Last updated: 25 June 2018
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:37 Squadron Royal Air Force (37 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L7865
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:30 miles SE of Sidi Barrani, Matruh -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Berka, Egypt
The crew was performing a flight to Berka when an engine failed en route, forcing the pilot to reduce his altitude and to attempt an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed and came to rest in flames in a desert area located 30 miles southeast of Sidi Barrani, Matruh, Egypt. The aircraft was wrecked while all crew five members were rescued.


1. Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999

Revision history:

08-Jul-2008 08:36 JINX Added
26-Feb-2012 05:49 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
15-Jan-2017 22:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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