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Last updated: 23 April 2021
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 16 junio 1943
Hora:08:35
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 414 Hudson VI
Operado por:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Alquilado a :Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: FK459
Numéro de série: 6935
Año de Construcción: 1942
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) (   Sudán)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudán
Descripción:
Stalled off a tight left hand turn from 800 feet on final approach to Khartoum, spun into the ground and burst into flames. Fuel starvation, probably caused by a partial air lock due to surging of petrol in near empty tanks, was thought to have caused the port engine to cut on the turn.

Fuentes:
» For Your Tomorrow: A record of New Zealanders who have died while serving with the RNZAF and Allied Air Services since 1915 - by Errol W Martyn
» rafcommands.com


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