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Last updated: 3 December 2021
Date:Tuesday 7 April 1942
Type:de Havilland DH.91 Albatross
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: AX904
MSN: 6801
First flight: 1937
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Reykjavík RAF Station (RKV) (   Iceland)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Reykjavík RAF Station (RKV/BIRK), Iceland
The transport aircraft, impressed into Royal Air Force Service from BOAC on 1.9.40, was operated by the 271 Squadron.
It was destroyed when the landing gear collapsed on landing at Reykjavik, Iceland.

» Jackson, A. J. (1987). De Havilland aircraft since 1909. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-896-4
» Jackson, A. J. (1973). British Civil Aircraft since 1919, Volume 2 (2nd edition ed.). Putnam. ISBN 0-370-10010-7


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