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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 20 January 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-1 (DC-3)
Operator:Central African Republic Air Force
Registration: TL-KAA
C/n / msn: 9124
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:between Douala and Yaoundé (   Cameroon)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Douala Airport (DLA/FKKD), Cameroon
Destination airport:Yaoundé-Ville Airport (YAO/FKKY), Cameroon
Narrative:
Crashed into a mountain between Douala and Yaoundé.

Sources:
» ABC (Madrid) 26 January 1966, p47


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Distance from Douala Airport to Yaoundé-Ville Airport as the crow flies is 200 km (125 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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