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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Datum:zondag 1 april 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-321C
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Uganda Airlines
Registratie: 5X-UAL
Constructienummer: 18580/336
Bouwjaar: 1963
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Entebbe Airport (EBB) (   Oeganda)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
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Beschrijving:
In October 1978 Uganda's Idi Amin attempted to annex the Kagera Salient, a part of Tanzania. The Tanzanian president, Julius Nyerere, responded by sending troops into Uganda. Supported by the Uganda National Liberation Front (UNLF), the Tanzanian army captured Kampala and destroyed Boeing 707 5X-UAL at the Entebbe International Airport.



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photo of Boeing-707-321C-5X-UAL
accident date: 01-04-1979
type: Boeing 707-321C
registration: 5X-UAL
photo of Boeing-707-321C-5X-UAL
accident date: 01-04-1979
type: Boeing 707-321C
registration: 5X-UAL
 
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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