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Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Fecha:sábado 31 enero 1970
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operador:Transportes Aéreos Litoral
Registración: CP-825
Numéro de série: 22541
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Cerro Vizcachuna (   Perú)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Arica Airport (ACM), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
When reaching cruising level, the no. 2 engine failed. With the no. 1 engine at max power, an emergency descent for Arica or Tacna was made. Due to problems with the remaining engine, an emergency landing had to be made on the summit of the Vizcachuna mountain. While preparing for the forced landing, the aircraft struck a cliff at 12000 feet and crashed.
CAUSE: Incorrect maintenance on no. 2 engine.



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