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Datum:donderdag 17 juni 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana
Registratie: FAE502
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Pastaza-Shell Mera Airport (PTZ) (   Ecuador)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Pastaza-Shell Mera Airport (PTZ/SESM), Ecuador
Vliegveld van aankomst:Pastaza-Shell Mera Airport (PTZ/SESM), Ecuador
A Douglas C-47 transport plane of the Ecuador Air Force was being used for a crew training flight at Pastaza-Shell Mera Airport, Ecuador. On takeoff with the engines at full power, the aircraft swung to the right. The pilot overcorrected, sending the aircraft to the left, shedding parts of the left hand wing. It then ran over a mount and hit a tree stump. One engine broke away and the airplane swung around into Shell's administration building. One person inside the building was killed.

» El Tiempo 19 June 1948, p8
» Scramble
» Airwork: A History / Keith McCloskey, 2012


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