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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:Tuesday 15 July 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-1 (DC-3)
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Salvadoreña
Registration: 101
MSN:
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ilopango (   El Salvador)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was being shot at by a Hondurese F4U-4 Corsair plane near El Poy. The airplane managed to return to Ilopango AFB where a crash-landing was made. The airplane has been quoted being msn 15272/26717, but this seems doubtful since this airframe flew as G-AMPP until 1971.

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» Scramble 289


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