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Last updated: 9 December 2021
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Fecha:martes 15 diciembre 1953
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Operador:Aviateca
Registración: TG-AQA
Numéro de série: 33589
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Cerro Tecpan (   Guatemala)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport, TX (BRO/KBRO), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT), Guatemala
Descripción:
Crashed into an 8000 feet high mountain.

Fuentes:
» El Siglo de Torreón 17 December 1953, p10


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Distance from Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport, TX to Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport as the crow flies is 1441 km (900 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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