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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Friday 16 November 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-1-DC (DC-4)
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA
Registration: TC-46
C/n / msn: 10271
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cerro El Gaital (   Panama)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Managua Airport (MGA/MNMG), Nicaragua
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Flew into the side of the Cerro El Gaital.

Sources:
» Raczynski, Esteban (2006) DC-4 - Los Clásicos en los Cielos del Cono Sur
» La Aventura de Volar / Brig.My. Rubén O. Palazzi, Biblioteca Nacional de Aeronáutica - 2003
» Aeromilitaria
» El Litoral 18 November 1962, p1


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