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Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Monday 11 June 1934
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor
Operator:Pan American Grace Airways (Panagra)
Registration: NC8417
C/n / msn: 5-AT-055
First flight: 1929-06-25 (5 years)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Junin (   Argentina)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA, Argentina
Destination airport:Santiago (unknown airport), Chile
Narrative:
A Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor passenger plane, named "San Pedro", crashed into Laguna Mar Chiquita during a heavy rainstorm.

Sources:
» Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jun 12, 1934


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