Accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) 4262, Saturday 22 January 1966
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Date:Saturday 22 January 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:COHATA - Compagnie Haitienne de Transports Aériens
Registration: 4262
MSN: 4262
Year of manufacture:1942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 30 / Occupants: 35
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Duchity -   Haiti
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Les Cayes Airport (CYA/MTCA)
Destination airport:Jeremie Airport (JEE/MTJE)
The DC-3 crashed in a remote mountainous area.


Scramble 496
The Bulletin - Jan 24, 1966


  • 18th worst accident in 1966
  • 52nd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 33rd worst accident of this aircraft type at the time



photo (c) Pressoir M Antoine; Duchity

photo (c) Pressoir M Antoine; Duchity

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