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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Datum:zondag 6 december 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:LASA Engenharia e Prospecções
Registratie: PP-CDH
Constructienummer: 11730
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Turrialba Volcano (   Costa Rica)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexico
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Crashed. The aircraft was operating on a flight from Mexico City to Chile.

It must be noted that there is no reference to this accident in Costa Rican newspaper La Nacion around the accident day. There was an accident on December 4 involving a C-47 of the Nicaragua Air Force, also near the Turrialba Volcano.

» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» E-mail from Mr. E. Estrada 17-10-2006
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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