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Datum:maandag 27 augustus 1984
Tijd:ca 10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Unknown
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Jinotega (   Nicaragua)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:El Aguacate Airport (MHGE), Honduras
Vliegveld van aankomst:El Aguacate Airport (MHGE), Honduras
Beschrijving:
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).

Bronnen:
» 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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