- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 04, 1974
Time: 02:35
Location: Francistown, Botswana
Operator: Wenela Air Services
Flight #: ?
Route: Francistown - Malawi
AC Type: Douglas DC-4
Registration: A2-ZER
cn / ln: 27242
Aboard: 84   (passengers:80  crew:4)
Fatalities: 78   (passengers:75  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into trees and burst into flames after the engines overheated resulting in loss of power. The plane was carrying gold miners. Fuel contamination. Jet A fuel contaminated the aviation gasoline.
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