Narrative:Crash-landed after having been hit by gun fire. Vila Cabral is now named Lichinga.
|Date:||Tuesday 8 January 1974|
|Operator:||Força Aérea Portuguesa|
|C/n / msn:|| 14134/25579|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Vila Cabral Airport (VXC) (Mozambique)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Mueda Airport (MUD/FQMD), Mozambique|
|Destination airport:||Vila Cabral Airport (VXC/FQLC), Mozambique|
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Mueda Airport to Vila Cabral Airport as the crow flies is 497 km (311 miles).
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.