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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209328
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:07-JAN-1984
Time:09:07 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Sandinista
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Masatepe -   Nicaragua
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in a field due to mechanical failure. Two pilots, two co-pilots and a technican/mechanic. Female co-pilot Tte Zaida Esperanza Santos Gonzaléz. Also reported as shot down in error by own troops.

Sources:

El Informador 8 January 1984, p10A
Santa Cruz Sentinel 8 January 1984, p28


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Apr-2018 09:56 TB Added
07-Feb-2019 10:32 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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