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Accident description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 20 March 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operator:Servicios Americanos
Registration: N1245N
C/n / msn: 22473
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Asunción (   Paraguay)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi Airport (ASU/SGAS), Paraguay
Destination airport:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD/SUMU), Uruguay
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff.

Sources:
» El Litoral, 22-3-1966


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Distance from Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi Airport to Montevideo-Carrasco Airport as the crow flies is 1073 km (671 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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