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Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Date:Tuesday 10 June 1947
Time:23:07
Type:Avro 691 Lancastrian C.4
Operator:Flota Aérea Mercante Argentina - FAMA
Registration: LV-ACS
MSN: 1382
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 13
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Natal Airport, RN (NAT) (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA, Argentina
Destination airport:Natal Airport, RN (NAT/SBNT), Brazil
Narrative:
An Avro 691 Lancastrian operated by FAMA, struck a post on landing at Natal, Brazil and caught fire. Six of the 18 occupants were killed.
The airplane operated on a flight from Buenos Aires, Argentina to London, U.K. with en route stops at Natal, Brazil; Dakar, Senegal; Lisbon, Portugal; and Paris, France.

Sources:
» El Litoral 11-6-1946
» El Litoral 12-6-1946


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