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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 19 Oktober 1958
Zeit:08:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-30-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:L'Armée de L'Air
Kennzeichen: 476560/FRAST
Werknummer: 32892/16144
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:21 km (13.1 Meilen) E of Blantyre-Chileka Airport (BLZ) (   Malawi)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Blantyre-Chileka Airport (BLZ/FWCL), Malawi
Flug nach:Antananarivo-Arivonimamo Airport (TNR/FMMA), Madagaskar
Unfallbericht:
Flew into the side of Chiradzulu Mountain.

Informationsquelle:
» St. Joseph Gazette - Oct 20, 1958
» Le livre d'or de l'aviation malgache/J.P.Pénette & C.Pénette Lohau
» The Nyasaland Times 4-11-1958


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Blantyre-Chileka Airport to Antananarivo-Arivonimamo Airport as the crow flies is 1342 km (838 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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