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Last updated: 10 December 2019
Date:Thursday 2 July 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-07-01 Lodestar
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-ARTL
C/n / msn: 18-2011
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Port-Étienne Airport (NDB) (   Mauritania)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Port-Étienne Airport (NDB/GQPP), Mauritania
Destination airport:?
Crashed shortly after takeoff.

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