ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-54G-5-DO (DC-4) 2401 Lisboa Airport (LIS)
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Date:Sunday 11 December 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54G-5-DO (DC-4)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2401
MSN: 36025
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lisboa Airport (LIS) (   Portugal)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA/LIRA), Italy
Destination airport:Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport (LIS/LPPT), Portugal
Crashed and burned on landing. The plane was carrying WW II dead from Rome, Italy to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

» El Litoral 17-12-1960
» Diário de Lisboa 11 December 1960, p19


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Distance from Roma-Ciampino Airport to Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport as the crow flies is 1855 km (1160 miles).

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