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Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 19 September 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-55-CK Commando
Operator:ANDES - Aerolineas Nacionales del Ecuador
Registration: HC-AMC
C/n / msn: 167
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Managua-Las Mercedes Airport (MGA) (   Nicaragua)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Managua-Las Mercedes Airport (MGA/MNMG), Nicaragua
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 20 September 1968, p1+27


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Distance from Managua-Las Mercedes Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1629 km (1018 miles).

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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