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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174149
Last updated: 16 March 2021
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Date:12-NOV-1946
Time:17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D-5-DC (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 42-72552
C/n / msn: 10657
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:30 km from Mendoza (MDZ) -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mendoza-El Plumerillo (MDZ)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Forced landing in mountains (Cerro El Pelado). Seven injured, two unhurt. American Air Mission in Chile.

Sources:

http://www.santafe.gov.ar/hemerotecadigital/diario/21256/
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Feb-2015 10:30 TB Added
01-Apr-2015 21:04 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport]

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