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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Fecha:sábado 6 febrero 1965
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operador:LAN Chile
Registración: CC-CCG
Numéro de série: 45513/1004
Año de Construcción: 1958
Horas Totales de la Célula:17085
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 80 / Ocupantes: 80
Total:Fatalidades: 87 / Ocupantes: 87
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca San José Volcano (   Chile)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 3658 m (12001 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Santiago-Los Cerrillos Airport (ULC/SCTI), Chile
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ), Argentina
Número de Vuelo: 107
Struck a mountain at FL120 in the Las Melosas area of the Andes.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot failed to adopt the correct procedure for climbing out of Santiago."

» ICAO Circular 88-AN/74 (3-6)


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Distance from Santiago-Los Cerrillos Airport to Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA as the crow flies is 1125 km (703 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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