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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 28 September 1937
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor
Operator:TACA Guatemala
Registration: LG-AAE
C/n / msn: 5-AT-028
First flight: 1929-02-26 (8 years 7 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:40 km (25 mls) SW of Puerto Cabezas (   Nicaragua)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed. Wreckage found in the jungle October 3, 1937. Pilot Lynn Shepard.

Sources:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins


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