ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47B-DK (DC-3) C9-STD Sena-Sofala
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Monday 25 November 1991
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Scan Transportes Aéreos - STASA
Registration: C9-STD
MSN: 25471/14026
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sena-Sofala (   Mozambique)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Beira Airport (BEW/FQBR), Mozambique
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The DC-3 approached Sena-Sofala (an area with hostile activities) just above the trees to make it difficult to be shot at. The aircraft overshot the runway and banked steeply to the left and crashed into trees.

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/93 (#41)
» Scramble 152


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