Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 24 October 2014
Status:
Datum:zaterdag 23 januari 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Fuerza Aérea Sandinista
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 10
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 10
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:40 km (25 mijl) E of San Carlos (   Nicaragua)
Fase: Manoeuvreren (MNV)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Islas Del Cisne Airport (MHIC), Honduras
Vliegveld van aankomst:Islas Del Cisne Airport (MHIC), Honduras
Beschrijving:
The DC-6, operated by Nicaraguan rebel forces, was dropping military supply and food when it was shot down by government forces.
The aircraft had completed dropping 11 loads of weapons, food, ammunition and clothing, each weighing about 800 pounds. The first ground-fired missile struck one of the engines on the right hand wing but the plane continued flying for some 20 miles. It was then struck by a second missile and four minutes later crashed.


Bronnen:
» Scramble Vol. 9, nr. 09 (p.36)
» NY Times, 25-1-1988


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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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