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Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Date:Wednesday 13 November 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic NORA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 2501D Noratlas
Operator:Força Aérea Portuguesa
Registration: 6419
C/n / msn: D044
First flight:
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 739
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Funchal Airport (FNC) (   Portugal)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair by sabotage. A bomb had been placed by the Madeira Archipelago Liberation Front FLAMA

Classification:
Destroyed on ground

Sources:
» Clube de especialistas do AB4
» Nord Noratlas Production List Air-Britain
» José Vilhena


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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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