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Fecha:miércoles 2 mayo 1973
Hora:18:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic NORA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 2502F Noratlas
Operador:Força Aérea Portuguesa
Registración: 6411
Numéro de série: F.5
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 2 Bristol Hercules 739
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mueda Airport (MUD) (   Mozambique)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Porto Amélia Airport (POL/FQPB), Mozambique
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mueda Airport (MUD/FQMD), Mozambique
Descripción:
The aircraft crashed and was totally destroyed near the threshold of runway 16 at 18:30 LT. All 7 crew members and 4 passengers (two civilian and two military) were killed. The crew descended prematurely under the MDA at the conditions of low clouds, not having a good visual contact with the runway.

Fuentes:
» Clube de especialistas do AB4
» Nord Noratlas Production List Air-Britain
» Especialistas da Base Aérea 12 Guiné 65/74


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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 Porto Amélia Airport to Mueda Airport as the crow flies is 179 km (112 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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