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Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:Monday 6 November 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Biafran Air Force
Registration: 5N-AAK
MSN: 25366/13921
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Enugu Airport (ENU) (   Nigeria)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
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Narrative:
Destroyed during an attack on Enugu Airport raid by a Nigerian Air Force Let L-29 or Jet Provost aircraft.
The aircraft used to be operated by Nigeria but was impounded during the Nigerian Civil War by secessionist state Biafra on April 5, 1967.

Classification:
Destroyed on ground
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Shadows,Airlift and Airwar in Biafra and Nigeria / Michael I Draper


Photos

photo of Douglas-C-47A-5N-AAK
accident date: 06-11-1967
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: 5N-AAK
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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