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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Datum:maandag 21 februari 1955
Tijd:13:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Liberator C Mk VI
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Sociedad de Transportes Aéreos - ALA
Registratie: CC-CAN
Constructienummer: 1174
Bouwjaar:
Aantal vlieguren:2371
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 15
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 19
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Santiago-Los Cerrillos Airport (ULC) (   Chili)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Iquique-Cavancha Airport (IQQ/SCDA), Chili
Vliegveld van aankomst:Santiago-Los Cerrillos Airport (ULC/SCTI), Chili
Beschrijving:
A Consolidated B-24 Liberator operated on a flight from Iquique to Santiago, Chile. On board were fifteen passengers and four crew members.
The flight departed Iquique at 08:40 hours and arrived at Santiago-Los Cerrillos Airport at 13:45 hours. After touchdown the right wing dropped and the no. 4 propeller blades struck the runway. The pilot applied left brakes in order to stay on course but the airplane swerved off the side of the runway.
It appeared the right hand main landing gear had failed due to abnormal stress following a hard landing.

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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Iquique-Cavancha Airport en Santiago-Los Cerrillos Airport bedraagt 1470 km (919 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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