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Last updated: 26 October 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 2 Oktober 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-1-DC (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Faucett
Kennzeichen: OB-PAZ-228
Werknummer: 10277
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 31
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 35
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Viñac (   Peru)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Lima-Limatambo Airport (LIM/SPIM), Peru
Flug nach:Cuzco-Velazco Astete Airport (CUZ/SPZO), Peru
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in mountainous terrain during an attempted emergency landing following an engine fire.

Informationsquelle:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium pt. 67
» Air Britain Casualty compendium pt. 64


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Distance from Lima-Limatambo Airport to Cuzco-Velazco Astete Airport as the crow flies is 572 km (357 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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Douglas DC-4

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  • 190th loss
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