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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220774
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:17-FEB-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic T28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American T-28C
Owner/operator: Force Aérienne Congolaise
Registration: FA-496
MSN: 226-73
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Congo near the Sudanese border -   Democratic Republic of the Congo
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bunia
Destination airport:Bunia
Narrative:
Lost his way while on an armed reconnaissance mission of northern Congo. Made an emergency landing when running out of fuel near the Sudanese border. Pilot survived but according to local missionaries he was taken prisoner by Simba rebels and killed. The body was never retrieved.
Cuban(CIA) pilot

Sources:

Air Britain T-28 part3
fliphtml5.com/npgh/joed


Revision history:

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13-Jan-2019 16:59 cobar Added

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