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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Datum:zondag 19 april 1942
Type:de Havilland DH.86 Express
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registratie: A31-3
Constructienummer: 2326
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Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Cairo-Heliopolis RAF Station (   Egypte)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Militair
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The DH.86 Express A31-3 was destroyed at RAF Heliopolis, Cairo Egypt. The aircraft was parked in a dispersal site beside the runway when it was hit by an RAF Beaufighter which had lost an engine on takeoff and swung off the runway. Both aircraft were destroyed in the ensuing fire.

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