Accident Globe GC-1B Swift OO-CDT, Sunday 1 January 1961
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Date:Sunday 1 January 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic GC1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Globe GC-1B Swift
Registration: OO-CDT
MSN: 2179
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:30 mi from Elisabethville -   Congo (Democratic Republic)
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Elisabethville
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Disappeared over dense jungle. Emergency landing in the bush after an engine failure. Passenger Gabriel Delaure found injured but alive by friendly natives after 24 days. Pilot killed in crash.


Youngstown Vindicator 26 January 1961, p8

Revision history:

18-Apr-2021 13:27 TB Added
11-May-2022 09:19 Cobar Updated [Total occupants]
09-Apr-2024 14:53 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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