ASN Aircraft accident Douglas DC-3C CC-CLB Chaiten Airport (WCH)
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Date:Sunday 26 February 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Operator:E.R. Guardera
Registration: CC-CLB
MSN: 26277/14832
First flight: 1944
Total airframe hrs:23720
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chaiten Airport (WCH) (   Chile)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Puerto Montt-Tepual Airport (PMC/SCTE), Chile
Destination airport:Chaiten Airport (WCH/SCTN), Chile
Narrative:
The DC-3 sustained substantial damage when the aircraft suffered a landing accident at Chaiten Airport (WCH), Chile.
The main undercarriage was damaged when it contacted a mound of rubble on the runway.

Sources:
» El Observador Aeronáutico, 16-6-2008


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Distance from Puerto Montt-Tepual Airport to Chaiten Airport as the crow flies is 169 km (106 miles).

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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