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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192934
Last updated: 14 October 2020
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Date:17-APR-1961
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas B-26B Invader
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea de Liberación (FAL)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:within Nicaragua -   Nicaragua
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
B-26 '940' attacked by FAR Sea Fury. Crew flew back to Boca Chica and diverted to Puerto Cabezas late night with B-26 '933'.
Remains of airplane and crew of the two Exil Cubans found October 1961 in dense jungle.

Sources:

various


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jan-2017 13:52 TB Added
18-Jan-2017 14:06 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Narrative]

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