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Last updated: 4 December 2021
Date:Thursday 15 December 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Basler BT-67 Turbo 67 (DC-3T)
Operator:SL Aviation Services
Registration: N96BF
MSN: 13321
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67R
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lobito Airport (   Angola)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Lobito Airport (FNLB), Angola
Destination airport:?
The DC-3 lifted off early and drifted to the left in a left wing-low and nose up attitude. The pilot just managed to avoid a parked Twin Otter aircraft. The aircraft then apparently stalled and struck the ground tail-first.

Loss of control

» Scramble 190 (p.47)
» Scramble 189 (p.63)


photo of Basler-BT-67-N96BF
accident date: 15-12-1994
type: Basler BT-67
registration: N96BF
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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