Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo AF-316,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 326091
 

Date:Saturday 17 February 1990
Time:19:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo
Owner/operator:Zambian Air Force
Registration: AF-316
MSN: 66
Year of manufacture:1976
Fatalities:Fatalities: 29 / Occupants: 29
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:ca 10 km W of Lusaka Airport (LUN) -   Zambia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mbala Airport (MMQ/FLBA)
Destination airport:Lusaka Airport (LUN/FLLS)
Narrative:
Suddenly dove into a field as it prepared to land.

Sources:

Buffalo Roster Revision 5
Air Forces Monthly 12/02, p.74
Airlinerlist.com
Scramble Vol.11, nr.10
Volkskrant 19.2.1990

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