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Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Date:Thursday 20 September 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United Nations - UN
Registration: UN-202
MSN: 32532/15784
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:7 km (4.4 mls) SSW of Kamunza-Goi (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Survey/research
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Transair Sweden DC-3 was shot down by Congolese forces near the railway station at Kamonza. A crewmember was killed. The second wounded occupant died a few days later.

Sources:
» Swedish Air Force F22 Unit web page


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