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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 28 March 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-08-01 Lodestar
Operator:South African Airways - SAA
Registration: ZS-AST
C/n / msn: 18-2034
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Elands Bay, Western Cape (   South Africa)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Windhoek(unknown airport), Namibia
Destination airport:Cape Town-Wingfield Aerodrome, South Africa
Narrative:
Crashed into mountain in poor visibility.

Sources:
» southafricawargraves.org
» The Lockheed Twins / P.J. Marsden


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