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Datum:Montag 27 August 1984
Zeit:ca 10:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Unknown
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Jinotega (   Nicaragua)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:El Aguacate Airport (MHGE), Honduras
Flug nach:El Aguacate Airport (MHGE), Honduras
Unfallbericht:
A Douglas C-47 transport plane was engaged in a military operation to supply a right-wing rebel group that was fighting Nicaragua's revolutionary Sandinista government. The aircraft was shot down by a soldier of the Sandinista Popular Army who fired a portable Strela-2M missile (also known as SA-7).

Informationsquelle:
» La Nación 30 August 1984, p20A
» skywar.ru
» Nicaragua Says It Downed A Rebel Supply Plane (New York Times, 29-8-1984)


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