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Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 21 March 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123K Provider
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Salvadoreña
Registration: FAES120
C/n / msn: 20152
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:San Miguel (   El Salvador)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A mine exploded during landing on an airstrip near San Miguel which had been mined by rebels. The pilot and co-pilot suffered injuries.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 24 March 1984, p8A


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