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Date:Tuesday 26 August 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-231 Srs. 2
Operator:Zambian Air Force
Registration: AF-601
MSN: 1600
First flight: 1967
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lusaka Airport (LUN) (   Zambia)
Crash site elevation: 1152 m (3780 feet) amsl
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Lusaka Airport (LUN/FLLS), Zambia
Destination airport:?
The HS-748 lost control and dove into the ground from 150 feet altitude. The majority of the aircraft was consumed by a post-crash fire.

» Evening Times - Aug 26, 1969


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