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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Datum:Montag 13 Oktober 1941
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-40 Lodestar
Fluggesellschaft:ML-KNIL (Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force)
Kennzeichen: LT-910
Werknummer: 18-2105
Baujahr: 1941
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Batavia (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Batavia-Kemayoran Airport (JKT), Indonesien
Flug nach:Bandung Airport (BDO/WICC), Indonesien
The Lodestar made an forced landing five minutes after take-off following a loss of power on the left engine. It hit treetops and crashed into a residential area of Batavia (now named Jakarta) and caught fire. One of the passengers was Ltn Gen G.J. Berenschot (54).

» El Tiempo 14 October 1941, p1
» Berenschot, Gerardus Johannes


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Distance from Batavia-Kemayoran Airport to Bandung Airport as the crow flies is 118 km (74 miles).

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