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Accident description
Last updated: 5 December 2016
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Date:Friday 19 November 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212-A2 Aviocar 100
Operator:Força Aérea Portuguesa
Registration: 6516
C/n / msn: 47
First flight: 1975-12-09 (1 years)
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport (LIS) (   Portugal)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ota Air Base (LPOT), Portugal
Destination airport:Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport (LIS/LPPT), Portugal
Narrative:
Crashed into a mountain when performing an ILS approach to runway 21 at Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport (LIS).

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» José Vilhena


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Distance from Ota Air Base to Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport as the crow flies is 37 km (23 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.
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