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Last updated: 19 January 2022
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Datum:Sonntag 31 August 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Transportes Aéreos Tampico - TAT
Kennzeichen: XA-GER
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 20
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 23
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tampico (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
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Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 passenger plane crashed on takeoff from an airfield near Tampico, Mexico. The airplane hit a truck and houses and caught fire. The occupants escaped unhurt but three persons on the ground were killed.
The airfield was not suitable for DC-3 operations.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo 2 September 1952, p5
» El Siglo de Torreon 1 September 1952, p3
» L'Unitá 2 September 1952


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