Hull-loss description
Last updated: 22 December 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 29 August 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Operator:East African Airways Corp. - EAAC
Registration: VP-KJT
C/n / msn: 33278/16530
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Francistown Airport (FRW) (   Botswana) show on map
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Francistown Airport (FRW/FBFT), Botswana
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Destroyed by fire. The airplane was due to fly 28 South African refugees to Tanganyika (now Tanzania). The police treated the fire as sabotage.

Sources:
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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