Accident Douglas C-47A-5-DK (DC-3) LN-NAE,
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Date:Wednesday 2 April 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-5-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Fred Olsen Flyveselskap
Registration: LN-NAE
MSN: 12372
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:3 km N of Mimizan -   France
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD)
Destination airport:Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (BOD/LFBD)
The DC-3, carrying Swedish soccer team IFK Norrköping crashed on a beach near Mimizan, France, following an engine failure.


Globo 3 Aril 1952, p11


photo (c) de BECO; Mimisan; 02 April 1952

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