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Last updated: 4 December 2021
Datum:Dienstag 27 September 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-1-DO (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Flota Aérea Mercante Argentina - FAMA
Kennzeichen: LV-ABI
Werknummer: 7445
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 20
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 27
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Castilla, BA (   Argentinien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA, Argentinien
Crashed following an in-flight fire.
The airplane was returning from a mercy mission to help victims of a recent earthquake in Ecuador.

» El Tiempo 28 September 1949, p8


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