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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Datum:dinsdag 27 september 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-1-DO (DC-4)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Flota Aťrea Mercante Argentina - FAMA
Registratie: LV-ABI
Constructienummer: 7445
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 20
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 27
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Castilla, BA (   ArgentiniŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA, ArgentiniŽ
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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