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Last updated: 11 November 2019
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Date:Tuesday 22 October 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Basler BT-67 Turbo 67 (DC-3T)
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Salvadoreña
Registration: FAS116
C/n / msn: 33282/16534
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:San Salvador/Ilopango International Airport (SAL) (   El Salvador)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:San Salvador/Ilopango International Airport (SAL/MSSS), El Salvador
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Turbo DC-3 operated by the El Salvador Air Force suffered a runway excursion on takeoff for a paratrooper mission. The aircraft crossed a taxiway and a ditch, causing the main landing gear to collapse.

Sources:
» elsalvador.com
» laprensagrafica.com


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