Airplane Crash - Ometepe Island, Nicaragua 01/23/1957

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Ometepe Island, Nicaragua


Date01/23/1957
Timec16:50
LocationOmetepe Island, Nicaragua
OperatorLanica
RouteSan Carlos - Managua
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationAN-AEC
Cn/In12312
Aboard16
Fatalities16
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft hit Concepcion volcano while en route. The aircraft made a left turn towards the volcano, banked sharply in descent, enered a rapid climb and then crashed. Unexplained loss of control.

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