ASN Aircraft accident Lockheed 14-N3 Super Electra AX682 Sallum
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Date:Tuesday 8 April 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-N3 Super Electra
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: AX682
MSN: 1496
First flight: 1939
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:16 km (10 mls) from Sallum (   Egypt)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Tobruk Airport (TOB/HLGN), Libya
Narrative:
Forced landing after engine failure. The brakes failed, causing the airplane to swing on landing. The left hand landing gear collapsed.

Classification:
Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap

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


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