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Date:Thursday 31 August 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Operator:Ghana Air Force
Registration: G301
MSN: 414
First flight: 1961
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kintampo, Brong-Ahafo region (   Ghana)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed.
Brigadier Joseph Edward Michel (44) of Ghana Army, chief of staff of United Nations operations in the Congo died of injuries on 3 September 1961.
It is unclear if there were additional fatalities in the accident.

Sources:
» Lakeland Ledger 6 September 1961, p3
» dhc-3archive.com


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