Accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) , Saturday 7 January 1984
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Date:Saturday 7 January 1984
Time:09:07 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Sandinista
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Masatepe -   Nicaragua
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed in a field due to mechanical failure. Two pilots, two co-pilots and a technican/mechanic. Female co-pilot Tte Zaida Esperanza Santos Gonzaléz. Also reported as shot down in error by own troops.


El Informador 8 January 1984, p10A
Santa Cruz Sentinel 8 January 1984, p28

Revision history:

15-Apr-2018 09:56 TB Added
07-Feb-2019 10:32 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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