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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Wednesday 30 June 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 414 Hudson VI
Operating for:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: FK618
C/n / msn: 7094
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Khartoum (   Sudan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cairo (unknown airport), Egypt
Destination airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Narrative:
Spiralled into ground near Khartoum. Presumed overloaded.

Sources:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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