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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Wednesday 5 July 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212 Aviocar 100
Operator:Força Aérea Portuguesa
Registration: 6518
C/n / msn: 50
First flight: 1976-02-10 (2 years 5 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Serra de Santa Bárbara, Azores (   Portugal)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Flew into the Serra de Santa Bárbara Mountain.

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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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