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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27660
Last updated: 30 April 2017
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Time:20:16 (LT)
Type:Silhouette image of generic C421 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 421A Golden Eagle
Registration: YV-314P
C/n / msn: 1808
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Camarate, Loures District Council, Lisbon -   Portugal
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Lisbon-Portela Airport (LIS/LPPT)
Destination airport:Porto Intl. Airport (OPO/LPPR)
The Portuguese Prime Minister Sa Carneiro and staff and the minister of defence Amaro da Costa were killed on board of the Cessna 421 he was on crashed into a building in Camarate, Loures, soon after takeoff from Lisbon Airport. Eyewitnesses claimed they saw pieces falling from the plane just moments after it took off. Rumours have continued to fuel conspiracy theories that the crash was in fact an assassination, but no firm evidence has come to light.

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Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
16-Jul-2010 23:16 jorgetadeu7 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Feb-2011 04:20 Updated [Source]

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