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Last updated: 9 December 2021
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Datum:Freitag 15 Mai 1964
Zeit:ca 08:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47H
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 17105
Werknummer: 11918
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Antisana Volcano (   Ecuador)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport (GYE/SEGU), Ecuador
Flug nach:Palma Roja Airfield, Ecuador
Unfallbericht:
Crashed on the slope of volcano Antisana, altitude of 14,000 feet. The aircraft was transporting equipment to the interior of Ecuador near the Putumayo River. The aircraft burned out.

Informationsquelle:
» The Tuscaloosa News - May 17, 1964
» Merle Webster


Fotos

photo of Douglas-R4D-1-17105
accident date: 15-05-1964
type: Douglas R4D-1 (DC-3)
registration: 17105
photo of Douglas-C-47H-17105
accident date: 15-05-1964
type: Douglas C-47H
registration: 17105
photo of Douglas-C-47H-17105
accident date: 15-05-1964
type: Douglas C-47H
registration: 17105
 

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 Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport to Palma Roja Airfield as the crow flies is 493 km (308 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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