Accident description
Last updated: 19 April 2014
Date:Sunday 12 April 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-20-DK
Operator:Aden Airways
Registration: VR-AAM
C/n / msn: 15530/26975
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hargeisa (   Somalia) show on map
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?



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