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Last updated: 23 October 2021
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Datum:zaterdag 28 juni 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Affretair
Registratie: TR-LNV
Constructienummer: 10397
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Uli Airstrip (   Nigeria)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:Uli Airstrip, Nigeria
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The aircraft crashed when the crew attempted to take off the wrong direction.

The aircraft was part of the Biafran Airlift, which was an international humanitarian relief effort that transported food and medicine to Biafra during the 1967-70 secession war from Nigeria.

Bronnen:
» Shadows: Airlift and Airwar in Biafra and Nigeria 1967-1970 / Michael I. Draper (p.270)


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