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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 9 May 1949
Time:ca 11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Volcán Tungurahua (   Ecuador)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Impacted the side of a volcano at 13000 feet.

Sources:
» ABC (Sevilla) 11 May 1949, p12
» Folha da Noite 11 May 1949, p1


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