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Last updated: 12 December 2019
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Date:Wednesday 2 May 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar (18-56)
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AGLI
C/n / msn: 18-2620
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Sikeåfjärden, Västerbotten (   Sweden)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Stockholm-Bromma Airport (BMA/ESSB), Sweden
Destination airport:Östersund-Frösön Airport (OSD/ESPC), Sweden
Narrative:
Forced landed into Baltic Sea in Sikeåfjärden, East Robertsfors, Västerbotten after the crew lost orientation. Three crew, Pilot Aage Shaaning, 2nd pilot Aaslid, radio op Klaussen and six passengers (all Norwegian) survived. They were rescued by locals who arrived at the scene with boats.

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Distance from Stockholm-Bromma Airport to Östersund-Frösön Airport as the crow flies is 461 km (288 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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