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Last updated: 23 February 2020
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Date:Saturday 13 November 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated 32-2 Liberator II
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AHYC
C/n / msn: 5
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Prestwick-Heathfield Airport (PIK) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Prestwick-Heathfield Airport (PIK/EGPK), United Kingdom
Narrative:
The undercarriage sustained damage on takeoff. Upon landing at Heathfields, one gear leg partially retracted. The Liberator was damaged beyond repair.



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