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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Fecha:martes 22 enero 1963
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54E-15-DO (DC-4)
Operador:Força Aérea Portuguesa
Registración: 6601
Numéro de série: 27351
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 7
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:15 km (9.4 milles) SW de la costa de Las Palmas, Islas Canarias (   España)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Las Palmas-Gando Air Base (LPA/GCLP), España
The C-54 transport plane ditched five minutes before it scheduled to land at Las Palmas. The floating aircraft and eleven survivors were located the next morning. Three occupants remained missing.
The airplane was en route from Angola to Lisbon, Portugal. Las Palmas was a planned refueling stop.

» Passauer Neue Presse 24 January 1963, p3
» Scramble
» El Litoral 23-1-1963


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