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Last updated: 12 December 2019
Datum:Dienstag 18 Juli 1995
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Armée de l'Air Malgache
Kennzeichen: 5R-MMG
Werknummer: 19525
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 30 / Insassen: 30
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 36 / Insassen: 36
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Antananarivo-Ivato Airport (TNR) (   Madagaskar)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Maintirano Airport (MXT/FMMO), Madagaskar
Flug nach:Antananarivo-Ivato Airport (TNR/FMMI), Madagaskar
Crashed short of the runway while on finals to runway 11.
Six military crew members and 30 passenger were killed in the accident. Two persons (one crew member, one passenger) initially survived the crash, but died later from injuries.

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accident date: 18-07-1995
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: 15059

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Maintirano Airport to Antananarivo-Ivato Airport as the crow flies is 371 km (232 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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