Airplane Crash - Near Buca, Cameroon 05/03/1963

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Buca, Cameroon


Date05/03/1963
Time13:27
LocationNear Buca, Cameroon
OperatorAir Afrique
RouteDouala - Lagos
TypeDouglas DC-6B
RegistrationF-BIAO
Cn/In45479/996
Aboard55
Fatalities55
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft flew into a mountain at 6,500 ft. Navigation error. Crew choose to fly a prohibited route at too low an altitude.

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