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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234872
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:22-APR-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Ventura L-18
Owner/operator:21 Squadron Royal Air Force (21 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AE806
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Reykjavik Airfield -   Iceland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Reykjavik Airfield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
After fire in one engine, the plane returned to the airfield and crash landed. All four occupants died in the crash.

Sources:

https://stridsminjar.is/en/a-list-of-crash-sites-by-year/incidents-in-1944/242-ventura-reykjavik-airfield-april-22-1944


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Apr-2020 12:00 gerard57 Added
08-Apr-2020 12:00 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Dec-2020 21:17 Rata Updated [Operator, Operator]

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