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Last updated: 11 November 2019
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Date:Sunday 12 February 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Hellenic Air Force
Registration: KJ989
C/n / msn: 26428/14983
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Dirphys (   Greece)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Elefsis AB (LGEL), Greece
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted Mount Dirphys.

Sources:
» Diário de Lisboa 13 February 1956, p8
» Diário de Lisboa 15 February 1956, p3
» polemikiaeroporiahaf.blogspot.com


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