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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Date:Monday 7 May 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-340-54
Operator:LAN Chile
Registration: CC-CLCA
MSN: 136
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 25
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 30
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) N of Vallenar (   Chile)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Vallenar Airport (VLR/SCLL), Chile
Destination airport:?
Force landed following an engine failure. The propeller failed to feather.

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