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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Datum:Montag 4 August 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47M (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 17254
Werknummer: 25629/14184
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Andes Mountains (   Chile)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Santiago-Los Cerrillos Airport (ULC/SCTI), Chile
Flug nach:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA, Argentinien
Unfallbericht:
The airplane operated on a flight from El Belloto Naval Air Station near Vina del Mar, Chile, to Buenos Aires, Argentina. One intermediate stop had been made at Los Cerrillos Airport, Santiago, Chile, for international clearance.
Last radio contact was at 17:16.

Informationsquelle:
» C-47 BuNo 17254 Missing Aircraft and Sixteen Andes Mountains 1969


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