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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Date:Monday 15 July 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Air Madagascar
Registration: 5R-MAJ
MSN: 12813
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Farafangana Airport (RVA) (   Madagascar)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Farafangana Airport (RVA/FMSG), Madagascar
Destination airport:?
Crashed on takeoff.


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