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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 20 June 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Imperial Iranian Air Force - IIAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Teheran (   Iran)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed from 400 meters altitude while dropping skydivers and equipment over exercise area.

Sources:
» Passauer Neue Presse 21 June 1961, p3


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