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Last updated: 24 June 2019
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Datum:woensdag 29 november 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-56 Lodestar
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registratie: G-AGBW
Constructienummer: 18-2094
Bouwjaar: 1941
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Totaal:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Kinangop Peak, Aberdare Range (   Kenia)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Passagiersvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Juba Airport (JUB/HSSJ), Zuid Sudan
Vliegveld van aankomst:Nairobi (unknown airport), Kenia
Beschrijving:
The Lodestar impacted a mountainside while descending towards Nairobi in poor weather conditions. The wreckage was found on January 1st, 1945.
The airplane operated on a flight from Cairo, Egypt to Juba, Sudan; Nairobi, Kenya; and Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe).

Bronnen:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» Early Aviation Disasters / D. Gero, 2011


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