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Last updated: 26 January 2022
Datum:Sonntag 23 Oktober 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Betrieben durch:Uniran
Gemietet von :Geoterrex
Kennzeichen: C-FSAW
Werknummer: 4644
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:20 km (12.5 Meilen) NE of Manidar (   Iran)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
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The DC-3 was leased by Uniran from Geoterrex to conduct survey flights searching for uranium. While flying in a valley at 400 feet AGL, it collided with the side of a mountain while making a 180deg turn. Weather was poor with overcast, high winds and snow.


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