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Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Tuesday 3 March 1942
Time:09:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-40-11 Lodestar
Operator:ML-KNIL (Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force)
Registration: LT-918
C/n / msn: 18-2122
First flight: 1941
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Broome Airport, WA (BME) (   Australia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Destroyed by enemy action on the ground at Broome. The attack was carried out by nine Japanese Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero fighter aircraft.

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson


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