OT de Havilland DH.86 Express A31-3,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 341465
 

Date:Sunday 19 April 1942
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.86 Express
Owner/operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A31-3
MSN: 2326
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:OT
Location:Cairo-Heliopolis RAF Station -   Egypt
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The DH.86 Express A31-3 was destroyed at RAF Heliopolis, Cairo Egypt. The aircraft was parked in a dispersal site beside the runway when it was hit by an RAF Beaufighter which had lost an engine on takeoff and swung off the runway. Both aircraft were destroyed in the ensuing fire.

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