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Last updated: 22 January 2021
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Fecha:domingo 19 octubre 1958
Hora:08:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-30-DK (DC-3)
Operador:L'Armée de L'Air
Registración: 476560/FRAST
Numéro de série: 32892/16144
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:21 km (13.1 milles) E of Blantyre-Chileka Airport (BLZ) (   Malawi)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Blantyre-Chileka Airport (BLZ/FWCL), Malawi
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Antananarivo-Arivonimamo Airport (TNR/FMMA), Madagascar
Descripción:
Flew into the side of Chiradzulu Mountain.

Fuentes:
» St. Joseph Gazette - Oct 20, 1958
» Le livre d'or de l'aviation malgache/J.P.Pénette & C.Pénette Lohau
» The Nyasaland Times 4-11-1958


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Blantyre-Chileka Airport to Antananarivo-Arivonimamo Airport as the crow flies is 1342 km (838 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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