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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Date:Wednesday 25 February 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46
Operator:Servicios Aéreos Curtiss
Registration: TI-1065
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near San Fansisco (   Bolivia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:San Francisco (Moxos) Airport (SLSF), Bolivia
Destination airport:?
The no. 1 engine backfired and lost power at V2. While returning to the airport with the engine on fire, speed was lost. A forced landing was made.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Possible defective carburetor in no. 1 engine and failure of the crew to realize the excessive loading of the aircraft.


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