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Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Tuesday 22 March 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-55-CK Commando
Operator:Linea Aérea Transatlantica Colombia - LATCO
Registration: HK-63
C/n / msn: 112
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Barranquilla-E Cortissoz Airport (BAQ) (   Colombia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair in a ground fire. Two workers were injured.

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Sources:
» El Tiempo 23 March 1949, p19


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