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Last updated: 22 January 2021
Date:Saturday 28 March 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Operator:DETA Moçambique Airlines
Registration: CR-AIB
C/n / msn: 10205
First flight: 1962
Total airframe hrs:14864
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lourenço Marques Airport (MPM) (   Mozambique)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Lourenço Marques Airport (MPM/FQMA), Mozambique
Destination airport:Lourenço Marques Airport (MPM/FQMA), Mozambique
After over flying Lourenço Marques (now Maputo) Airport's runway 23 at low speed with the no. 2 prop feathered and the landing gear down, the F-27 banked to the right and crashed 450 m to the right and 750 m from the threshold.

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