Accident description
Last updated: 23 December 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 23 February 1944
Type:Lockheed 14-H2 Super Electra
Operator:DETA Moçambique Airlines
Registration: CR-AAV
C/n / msn: 1507
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Quelimane Airport (UEL) (   Mozambique)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Quelimane Airport (UEL/FQQL), Mozambique
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Super Electra named "Limpopo" crashed on take-off. All on board (4 crew and 9 pax) were killed. Pilot was Francisco Pinto Teixeira.

Sources:
» voandoemmozambique.blogspot.com
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson


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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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