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Last updated: 19 October 2019
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Datum:Donnerstag 21 Dezember 1939
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-WF62 Super Electra
Fluggesellschaft:British Airways Ltd.
Kennzeichen: G-AFYU
Werknummer: 1444
Baujahr: 1938
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:480 km (300 Meilen) NW vom Land entfernt von Alexandria (   Mittelmeer)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:As Sallum Airport, Ägypten
Flug nach:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Unfallbericht:
The Super Electra ditched some 300 miles (480 km) north-west of Alexandria, Egypt. A ship rescued six survivors.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Alexandria to London-Croydon with en route stops at As Sallum and Malta.

Informationsquelle:
» The Lockheed Twins / P.J. Marsden


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Distance from As Sallum Airport to Malta-Luqa Airport as the crow flies is 1105 km (691 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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