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Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Datum:Freitag 8 Mai 1964
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA
Kennzeichen: T-47
Werknummer: 3082
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 40 / Insassen: 42
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 46 / Insassen: 49
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 15 km N of Lima International Airport (LIM) (   Peru)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno Airport (ANF/SCFA), Chile
Flug nach:Lima-Callao International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Peru
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into a sand dune in poor visibility.
The airplane operated on a flight from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Lima Peru with en route stops at Mendoza and Antofagasta.

Informationsquelle:
» Raczynski, Esteban (2006) DC-4 - Los Clásicos en los Cielos del Cono Sur
» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - May 10, 1964
» Aeromilitaria


Fotos

photo of Douglas-C-54-T-47
accident date: 08-05-1964
type: Douglas C-54 (DC-4)
registration: T-47
photo of Douglas-C-54-T-47
accident date: 08-05-1964
type: Douglas C-54 (DC-4)
registration: T-47
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno Airport to Lima-Callao International Airport as the crow flies is 1448 km (905 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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