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Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:xx SEP 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-10-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United Nations - UN
Registration: KAT-04
MSN: 26259/14814
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kolwezi (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-47 was seized by the United Nations on August 28, 1961 at Lubumbashi Airport. It was shot down the next month near Kolwezi.



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