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Datum:woensdag 7 mei 1969
Tijd:21:52
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A/C
Vloog voor:International Red Cross
Gehuurd van:Balair
Registratie: HB-IBT
Constructienummer: 45532/1025
Bouwjaar: 1958
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:11 km (6.9 mijl) van Uli Airstrip (   Nigeria)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Cotonou Airport (COO/DBBB), Benin
Vliegveld van aankomst:Uli Airstrip, Nigeria
Beschrijving:
Crashed short of the runway during a direct approach on the darkened airstrip. The wreck and more than ten tons of foodstuffs and relief supplies were destroyed by fire.

The aircraft was part of the Biafran Airlift, which was an international humanitarian relief effort that transported food and medicine to Biafra during the 1967-70 secession war from Nigeria.

Bronnen:
» International Review of the Red Cross, June 1969


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photo of Douglas-DC-6A-C-HB-IBT
accident date: 07-05-1969
type: Douglas DC-6A/C
registration: HB-IBT
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Cotonou Airport en Uli Airstrip bedraagt 496 km (310 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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