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Last updated: 21 March 2018
Date:Wednesday 13 September 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United Nations - UN
Registration: UN-209
C/n / msn: 25927/14482
First flight: 1944
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Elizabethville Airport (FBM) (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Destroyed by fire during after being hit when a Fouga Magister jet attacked at Elizabethville Airport.

Destroyed on ground

» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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