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Datum:Mittwoch 27 November 1946
Zeit:ca 10:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Lineas Aéreas Costarricenses - LACSA
Kennzeichen: RX-76
Werknummer: 20590
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 20
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe San José (   Costa Rica)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Parrita Airport (MRPR), Costa Rica
Flug nach:San José-La Sabana Airport, Costa Rica
Unfallbericht:
Struck mountain on approach in poor visibility conditions.

Informationsquelle:
» La Nacion 27 Nov. 1946
» La Nacion 28 Nov. 1946
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 48)


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Douglas DC-3

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