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Last updated: 17 September 2021
Datum:donderdag 30 april 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-20-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aerolineas Carreras Transportes Aťreos - ACTA
Registratie: LV-HIJ
Constructienummer: 22346
Bouwjaar: 1945
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Laguna Brava, LR (   ArgentiniŽ)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno Airport (ANF/SCFA), Chili
Vliegveld van aankomst:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ), ArgentiniŽ
While flying at 5250 m, the no. 1 propeller oversped to 3700rpm and was feathered. A wheels up emergency landing was carried out on the Laguna Brava salt lake at an altitude of 4192 meters above sea level. The C-46 was carrying Arabian race horses to Buenos Aires.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Forced landing with undercarriage retracted on an inadequate site because of technical faults in the No.1 engine which could not be determined."


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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 Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno Airport en Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA bedraagt 1705 km (1066 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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