Accident Douglas C-53D-DO (DC-3) MM61769, Tuesday 15 March 1955
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Date:Tuesday 15 March 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-53D-DO (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Aeronautica Militare Italiana - AMI
Registration: MM61769
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:3 km from Nairobi -   Kenya
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Nairobi (unknown airport)
Destination airport:
The C-53 transport plane returned to Nairobi after the left engine had lost power. The aircraft did not make it back to the airport and the pilots had to make a forced landing. It struck trees and power lines and caught fire.

El Litoral 16-3-1955

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