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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Date:Thursday 18 August 1938
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-H Super Electra
Operator:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Registration: SP-BNJ
MSN: 1424
First flight: 1938
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bucharest-Baneasa Airport (BBU) (   Romania)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bucharest-Baneasa Airport (BBU/LRBS), Romania
Destination airport:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA), Poland
Ground looped and caught fire while taxiing after landing.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Lydda to Warsaw via Athens, Thessaloniki, Sofia, and Bucharest.

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Distance from Bucharest-Baneasa Airport to Warszawa-Okecie Airport as the crow flies is 926 km (579 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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