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Accident description
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 14 August 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Líneas Aéreas de Nicaragua - LANICA
Registration: AN-A..
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Missing
Airplane fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:within Nicaragua (   Nicaragua)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Bonanza-San Pedro Airport (BZA/MNBZ), Nicaragua
Destination airport:Managua Airport (MGA/MNMG), Nicaragua
Narrative:
Missing.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 17 August 1952, p10
» El Siglo de Torreón 23 August 1952, p3


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Distance from Bonanza-San Pedro Airport to Managua Airport as the crow flies is 267 km (167 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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