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Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Sunday 7 September 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-120
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: HK867
C/n / msn: 1311
First flight: 1934
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Freetown-Hastings Airport (HGS) (   Sierra Leone)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Freetown-Hastings Airport (HGS/GFHA), Sierra Leone
Narrative:
Collided with RAF Hawker Hurricane Z4257 while landing after ferry flight.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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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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