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Datum:Freitag 28 November 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-749A Constellation
Fluggesellschaft:Biafran Government
Kennzeichen: 5N-85H
Werknummer: 2662
Baujahr: 1951
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Oukaimeden mountains (   Marokko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Faro Airport (FAO/LPFR), Portugal
Flug nach:São Tomé Island Airport (TMS/FPST), Sao Thomé & Principe
Unfallbericht:
The Constellation was flying munition to Sao Tome and crashed into mountains after 3 engines failed. The wreckage was found July 1970.

Informationsquelle:
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photo of Lockheed-L-749A-Constellation-5N-85H
accident date: 28-11-1969
type: Lockheed L-749A Constellation
registration: 5N-85H
photo of Lockheed-L-749A-Constellation-5N-85H
accident date: 28-11-1969
type: Lockheed L-749A Constellation
registration: 5N-85H
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Faro Airport to São Tomé Island Airport as the crow flies is 4315 km (2697 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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