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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Fecha:lunes 13 octubre 1941
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-40 Lodestar
Operador:ML-KNIL (Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force)
Registración: LT-910
Numéro de série: 18-2105
Año de Construcción: 1941
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Batavia (   Indonesia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Batavia-Kemayoran Airport (JKT), Indonesia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bandung Airport (BDO/WICC), Indonesia
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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