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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 15 enero 1949
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Pan African Air Charter
Registración: ZS-AYB
Numéro de série: 19584
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Ras-el-Tin (   Egipto)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA/LSGG), Suiza
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Descripción:
The DC-3 forced landed in a lagoon, close to the Egyptian shore.
Poor weather at Malta eventually forced the crew to head towards El Adem, Libya but the airplane was force landed near Alexandria, Egypt instead.

Fuentes:
» Douglas DC-3 and C-47 Operators and Owners in South Africa - Pan African Air Charter / by Ken Fuller


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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 Genève-Cointrin Airport to Malta-Luqa Airport as the crow flies is 1340 km (837 miles).

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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