32nd year  -  N° 350                 Saturday, 16 December 2017         Antwerpen		
10 Minutes before the Worm
BirthFactDeath (-)
Monday 18th of September 1961

56 years ago

Second Secretary-General of the United Nations Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld dies in a Douglas DC-6B plane crash at the age of 56 in Ndola, , Zambia.

Hammarskjöld and fifteen others perished in the crash. The circumstances of the incident are still not clear. There is some recent evidence that suggest the plane was shot down.