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Last updated: 31 March 2020
Datum:Dienstag 29 August 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar
Fluggesellschaft:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Kennzeichen: G-AGIH
Werknummer: 18-2619
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 12
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mount Kinnekulle, NE of Lidköping (   Schweden)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Stockholm-Bromma Airport (BMA/ESSB), Schweden
Flug nach:Saint Andrews-Leuchars RAF Station (ADX/EGQL), Großbritannien
The flight was enroute from Stockholm-Bromma (BMA) to Leuchars, Scotland . It crashed into hilly terrain in bad weather after being directed to either Såtenäs or Torslanda at Gothenburg, Sweden, because of radio and navigation problems.
Three crew and 12 passengers were on board, all Norwegian. Four passengers survived.

The airplane was given to the Norwegian government in exile as a part of the lend-lease agreement. It was operate by BOAC due to the German occupation of Norway.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Stockholm-Bromma Airport to Saint Andrews-Leuchars RAF Station as the crow flies is 1259 km (787 miles).

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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