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Datum:zaterdag 31 januari 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Transportes Aéreos Litoral
Registratie: CP-825
Constructienummer: 22541
Bouwjaar: 1945
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Cerro Vizcachuna (   Peru)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Arica Airport (ACM), Colombia
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
When reaching cruising level, the no. 2 engine failed. With the no. 1 engine at max power, an emergency descent for Arica or Tacna was made. Due to problems with the remaining engine, an emergency landing had to be made on the summit of the Vizcachuna mountain. While preparing for the forced landing, the aircraft struck a cliff at 12000 feet and crashed.
CAUSE: Incorrect maintenance on no. 2 engine.


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