Accident Douglas VC-47B (DC-3) 6162, Tuesday 8 January 1974
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Date:Tuesday 8 January 1974
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas VC-47B (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Força Aérea Portuguesa
Registration: 6162
MSN: 25579/14134
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Vila Cabral Airport (VXC) -   Mozambique
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mueda Airport (MUD/FQMD)
Destination airport:Vila Cabral Airport (VXC/FQLC)
Narrative:
Crash-landed after having been hit by gun fire. Vila Cabral is now named Lichinga.

Sources:

USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher

Images:


photo (c) Eduardo Jung; Lichinga Airport (VXC/FQLC); 26 August 2014

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