Airplane Crash - Near Lympne, England 01/11/1947

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Lympne, England


Date01/11/1947
LocationNear Lympne, England
OperatorBritish Overseas Airways
RouteLondon - Bordeaux
TypeDouglas C-47A-1-DK
RegistrationG-AGJX
Cn/In12014
Aboard16
Fatalities8
Ground0
SummaryRan out of fuel and crashed after not being able to land at Bordeaux or Paris and attempting to land at Lympne. Poor planning and operation by the crew. Poor weather conditions encountered throughout the flight. Crew unfamilar with route.

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