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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Fecha:jueves 21 diciembre 1939
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-WF62 Super Electra
Operador:British Airways Ltd.
Registración: G-AFYU
Numéro de série: 1444
Año de Construcción: 1938
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:480 km (300 milles) NW de la costa de Alexandria (   Mar Mediterráneo)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:As Sallum Airport, Egipto
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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