Airplane Crash - Durban, South Africa 12/28/1973

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Durban, South Africa


Date12/28/1973
LocationDurban, South Africa
OperatorExecutive Funds
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationZS-DAK
Cn/In1498
Aboard25
Fatalities1
Ground0
SummaryThe No.1 engine failed while the DC-3 turned onto final approach. Shortly thereafter, the No.2 engine also failed. The aircraft was turned towards a beach and was ditched successfully. One non-swimming passenger drowned.

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