Suspicious Aviation Tragedies: 1961 — Ndola United Nations DC-6 crash [UPDATE: The New York Times wakes up!]

All the usual suspects indeed. The US, Britain, Belgium and France – colonialists extraordinaire and murderous conspirators. It is obvious that “targeted killings” are nothing new to the greedy and corrupt imperialists. What a loathsome cadre of sleaze they are.

Intel Today

“We saw a plane fly over Chifubu but did not pay any attention to it the first time. When we saw it a second and third time, we thought that this plane was denied landing permission at the airport. Suddenly, we saw another aircraft approach the bigger aircraft at greater speed and release fire which appeared as a bright light. The plane on the top turned and went in another direction. We sensed the change in sound of the bigger plane. It went down and disappeared.”

Dickson Mbewe — Eyewitness

ndola The wreckage of Dag Hammarskjöld’s plane near Ndola, now Zambia.

On 18 September 1961, the Ndola United Nations DC-6 crashed, killing Dag Hammarskjöld — the second Secretary-General of the United Nations — and 15 others died. Hammarskjöld’s death occurred en route to cease-fire negotiations.

 A British-run commission of inquiry blamed the crash in 1961 on pilot error. A later UN investigation…

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