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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Datum:Samstag 12 Juli 1980
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Fluggesellschaft:Unknown
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP) (   Haiti)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Ungültiger Flug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 had been in Port-au-Prince earlier and departed on July 12, 1980 with an unknown destination. That night around 21:15 the pilot attempted to land in the dark without having been in contact with air traffic control. The plane was not on a flight plan, was not expected and the pilot made no radio calls. The DC-3 rolled on its back and burned while making a low left base to runway 27 in the dark. There were 3 occupants found dead in the debris, one was in the cockpit, two in the back. The aircraft was loaded with marijuana.

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» Gilles Hudicourt


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