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Last updated: 12 August 2020
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Datum:zaterdag 7 december 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7C
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:North American Aircraft Trading
Registratie: VR-BCY
Constructienummer: 45545/1024
Bouwjaar: 1958
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Uli Airstrip (   Nigeria)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:São Tomé Island Airport (TMS/FPST), Sao Tomé en Principe
Vliegveld van aankomst:Uli Airstrip, Nigeria
Beschrijving:
Crashed during a single engine approach to Uli Airstrip during relief flight for Caritas.

The aircraft was part of the Biafran Airlift, which was an international humanitarian relief effort that transported food and medicine to Biafra during the 1967-70 secession war from Nigeria.



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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen São Tomé Island Airport en Uli Airstrip bedraagt 602 km (376 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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