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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 1 July 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Unknown
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Berry Island (   Bahamas)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed in flames on Berry Island. Some 135 kg of marijuana was found along with the bodies of two Dominican citizens.

Sources:
» El Siglo de Torreon 9 July 1983, p13


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