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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Fecha:jueves 22 noviembre 1962
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D-10-DC (DC-4)
Operador:Força Aérea Portuguesa
Registración: 7502
Numéro de série: 10773
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 27
Total:Fatalidades: 22 / Ocupantes: 37
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:São Tomé, Ilha de São Tomé (   Santo Tomé y Príncipe)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Aeropuerto de Salida:São Tomé Island Airport (TMS/FPST), Santo Tomé y Príncipe
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport (LIS/LPPT), Portugal
Taking off in heavy rain, the aircraft collided with terrain. The aircraft was possibly overloaded.

» St. Petersburg Times - Nov 24, 1962


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from São Tomé Island Airport to Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport as the crow flies is 4544 km (2840 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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