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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Fecha:viernes 25 abril 1969
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-20-DO (DC-4)
Operador:Pan African Airlines
Registración: N3934C
Numéro de série: 27243
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 84
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 86
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:cerca Enugu (   Nigeria)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Lagos/Ikeja International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigeria
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Enugu Airport (ENU/DNEN), Nigeria
While descending through 6500 feet, the DC-4 was hit by an anti-aircraft shell. A five foot hole on the starboard side of the plane caused five of the passengers to be injured. Due to undercarriage problems, the crew returned to Lagos where the plane landed safely following a free fall undercarriage extension.



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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 Lagos/Ikeja International Airport to Enugu Airport as the crow flies is 466 km (291 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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