Accident description
Last updated: 19 December 2014
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Friday 26 September 1969
Type:Boeing C-97G-26-BO Stratofreighter
Operator:Nordchurchaid
Registration: N52676
C/n / msn: 16707
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Uli Airstrip (   Nigeria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:São Tomé Island Airport (TMS/FPST), Sao Tome and Principe
Destination airport:Uli Airstrip (---), Nigeria
Narrative:
Collided with trees and crashed while on final approach to Uli.

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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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