- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: June 13, 1961
Time: 1933
Location: Douala, Cameroon
Operator: Air Cameroon
Flight #: ?
Route: Training
AC Type: Douglas DC-4
Registration: TJ-ABC
cn / ln: 7473
Aboard: 5   (passengers:3  crew:2)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:3  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: After liftoff, the airplane encountered difficulties in gaining height when the propeller on the No 2 engine struck a tree located 1,200 meters past the runway end. The airplane continued at low height and struck a second tree, causing a fuel tank to be ruptured and to catch fire. The accident was caused by flight at too low an altitude during a night training exercise.
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