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Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Datum:Freitag 6 November 1987
Zeit:08:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-100
Fluggesellschaft:Air Malawi
Kennzeichen: 7Q-YMB
Werknummer: SH.1971
Baujahr: 1980
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Ulongwe (   Mosambik)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Blantyre-Chileka Airport (BLZ/FWCL), Malawi
Flug nach:Lilongwe International Airport (LLW/FWKI), Malawi
Unfallbericht:
The Skyvan was shot down while overflying an area of heavy fighting in Mozambique territory.

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Adrep 2/88
» NRC Handelsblad 10-11-1987


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Distance from Blantyre-Chileka Airport to Lilongwe International Airport as the crow flies is 245 km (153 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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