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Last updated: 19 November 2018
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Date:Saturday 24 May 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Armée de l'Air Malgache
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ampanoizankova (   Madagascar)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Antananarivo-Ivato Airport (TNR/FMMI), Madagascar
Destination airport:Antsirabe Airport (ATJ/FMME), Madagascar
Narrative:
Flew into the side of a mountain in poor weather.
Adm. Sibon Guy, the defense minister of Madagascar, was killed in the accident.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Flight International 16 May 1987
» Le livre d'or de l'aviation malgache/J.P.Pénette & C.Pénette Lohau
» Orlando Sentinel


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Distance from Antananarivo-Ivato Airport to Antsirabe Airport as the crow flies is 123 km (77 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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