Accident Douglas C-54D-1-DC (DC-4) 282, Wednesday 31 January 1951
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Date:Wednesday 31 January 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54D-1-DC (DC-4)
Owner/operator:Aeronáutica Militar
Registration: 282
MSN: 10597
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER) -   Portugal
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport (LIS/LPPT)
Destination airport:Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER/LPLA)
Crashed in the sea during the approach to Lajes Air Force Base (Azores).
Two pilots, nine mechanics and three military personnel were killed.


El Tiempo 2 February 1951, p8
José Vilhena


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