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Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Date:Tuesday 13 June 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Operator:Aerolineas Flecha Austral - ALFA
Registration: CC-CDU
MSN: 33369
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Santiago-Pudahuel Airport (SCL) (   Chile)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Santiago-Pudahuel Airport (SCL/SCEL), Chile
Narrative:
The aircraft was on an ADF runway 35 approach to Pudahuel Airport when in struck El Ovejero Mountain near the Maipu township of Santiago de Chile.



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