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Last updated: 18 February 2020
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Date:Wednesday 24 October 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-50-DL Dakota C.3
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AGHR
C/n / msn: 10097
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) (   Malta)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Douglas C-47A lost power on takeoff. The aircraft swung, hit a ridge and caught fire.

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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