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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Monday 30 November 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A
Operator:Guyana Airways
Registration: N3486F
C/n / msn: 43683/305
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Saint Lucia-Vigie Field (SLU) (   Saint Lucia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Saint Lucia-Vigie Field (SLU/TLPC), Saint Lucia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed and caught fire when returning after an engine failure on climbout.



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