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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
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
C/n / msn: 36025
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lisboa Airport (LIS) (   Portugal)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Roma (unknown airport), Italy
Destination airport:Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport (LIS/LPPT), Portugal
Narrative:
Crashed and burned on landing. The plane was carrying WW II dead from Rome to Rio de Janeiro.

Sources:
» El Litoral 17-12-1960


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