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Last updated: 26 April 2018
Fecha:domingo 1 abril 1979
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-321C
Operador:Uganda Airlines
Registración: 5X-UAL
Numéro de série: 18580/336
Año de Construcción: 1963
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Entebbe Airport (EBB) (   Uganda)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Aeropuerto de Salida:-
Aeropuerto de Llegada:-
In October 1978 Uganda's Idi Amin attempted to annex the Kagera Salient, a part of Tanzania. The Tanzanian president, Julius Nyerere, responded by sending troops into Uganda. Supported by the Uganda National Liberation Front (UNLF), the Tanzanian army captured Kampala and destroyed Boeing 707 5X-UAL at the Entebbe International Airport.


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