Airplane Crash - Near Magazini, Belgian Congo (Zaire) 05/13/1948

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Magazini, Belgian Congo (Zaire)


Date05/13/1948
Time11:00
LocationNear Magazini, Belgian Congo (Zaire)
OperatorSabena
RouteLeopoldville - Libenga
TypeDouglas DC-4-1009
RegistrationOO-CBE
Cn/In42932
Aboard32
Fatalities31
Ground0
SummaryWhile cruising, the aircraft penetrated a very turbulent line of clouds, lost height and crashed into a forest. The aircraft apparently flew into a tornado at low altitude.

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