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Datum:zondag 2 november 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Joint Church Aid
Registratie: LN-FOM
Constructienummer: 45375/889
Bouwjaar: 1957
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Uli Airstrip (   Nigeria)
Fase: Taxi (TXI)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:São Tomé Island Airport (TMS/FPST), Sao Tomé en Principe
Vliegveld van aankomst:Uli Airstrip, Nigeria
Beschrijving:
A DC-6 cargo plane carrying five tons of baby food and six tons of fish had just landed at Uli. At the same time Nigerian Air Force planes dropped bombs , causing a fire at the airport. The DC-6 was caught in the flames.

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.



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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 São Tomé Island Airport en Uli Airstrip bedraagt 602 km (376 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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