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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Friday 15 November 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 4-AT-B Tri-Motor
Operator:Shell Company of Ecuador
Registration: HC-SBD
C/n / msn: 4-AT-29
First flight: 1928-08-03 (18 years 4 months)
Engines: 3 Wright J-5 Whirlwind
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ayuy Airstrip (   Ecuador)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Ayuy Airstrip, Ecuador
Narrative:
The left tire blew on landing. The plane went off the runway and came to rest against some rocks.

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


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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