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Last updated: 22 September 2019
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Datum:Sonntag 10 November 1940
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-N2 Super Electra
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: AX688
Werknummer: 1419
Baujahr: 1938
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Nairobi (   Kenia)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Nairobi (unknown airport), Kenia
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Super Electra took off from Nairobi in strong winds and heavy rain. Turning to the left at 500 feet after takeoff the airplane stalled and entered a spin. It crashed and caught fire. All aboard were killed.
The airplane operated on a ferry flight from Germiston, South Africa to Cairo-Heliopolis Airport, Egypt via Dodoma, Tanzania and Nairobi.

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» The Lockheed Twins / P.J. Marsden


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