Incident Fairchild FC-2W2 NC8026,
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Date:Tuesday 3 February 1931
Type:Fairchild FC-2W2
Owner/operator:Pan American Grace Airways (Panagra)
Registration: NC8026
MSN: 519
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near La Caleta -   Chile
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Arica
Destination airport:Antofagasta
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Ditched in sea near port of La Caleta, on mail flight between Arica and Antofagasta. Pilot C. Thompson, co-pilot Luis Morales and passenger official of Marina de Chile sub-secretary Lanico Maldonado. Airplane located 4 February, 20:00. Occupants, airplane and eight mailbags recovered.


El Tiempo 6 February 1931, p7
Correio da Manhã 5 February 1931, p1

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
2 April 1931 4 Línea Aeropostal Santiago-Arica 4 Chillán/San Ramón w/o

Revision history:

19-Dec-2019 18:18 TB Added
20-Dec-2019 09:21 TB Updated [Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Mar-2022 14:29 TB Updated [Damage]

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