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Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 9 August 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Defender
Operator:Botswana Defence Force Air Wing
Registration: OA-2
C/n / msn: 783
First flight: 1976-05-15 (3 years 3 months)
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Gaborone (   Botswana)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down by a Rhodesian Alouette III helicopter.

Sources:
» ACIG.org
» BAAA-ACRO
» Thomas Brügge


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