Airplane Crash - Off Dakar, Senegal 04/13/1947

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Off Dakar, Senegal


Date04/13/1947
LocationOff Dakar, Senegal
OperatorBritish South American Airways
RouteLisbon - Dakar
TypeAvro 685 York I
RegistrationG-AHEZ
Cn/In1303
Aboard15
Fatalities6
Ground0
SummaryThe plane crashed while making a third landing attempt. Unwise decision to try a third landing attempt. No approach lights. No radio facilities.

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