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Last updated: 16 July 2019
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Date:Monday 30 November 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A
Operator:Guyana Airways
Registration: N3486F
C/n / msn: 43683/305
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Saint Lucia-Vigie Field (SLU) (   Saint Lucia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Saint Lucia-Vigie Field (SLU/TLPC), Saint Lucia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed and caught fire when returning after an engine failure on climbout.



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photo of Douglas-DC-6A-N3486F
accident date: 30-11-1981
type: Douglas DC-6A
registration: N3486F
 
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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