Accident Douglas C-47B-1-DL (DC-3) KP-6/OT-CNW, Sunday 9 June 1957
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Date:Sunday 9 June 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-1-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: KP-6/OT-CNW
MSN: 20884
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Albertville Airport (FMI) -   Congo (Democratic Republic)
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Albertville Airport (FMI/FZRF)
Destination airport:
The C-47B crashed on takeoff from Albertville (now) Kalemie. A propeller separated and sliced through the fuselage, killing the flight engineer. The airplane caught fire.


Belgian Military Aircraft Database / Belgian Aviation History Association (BAHA)


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