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Last updated: 28 January 2022
Fecha:jueves 20 julio 1972
Hora:ca 13:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CL44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CC-106 Yukon (CL-44)
Operador:Aerotransportes Entre Rios - AER
Registración: LV-JYR
Numéro de série: 7
Año de Construcción: 1961-01-21 (11 years 6 months)
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Tyne 515
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:cerca Santiago (   Chile)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD/SUMU), Uruguay
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Santiago-Pudahuel Airport (SCL/SCEL), Chile
A Canadair CC-106 Yukon cargo plane, operated by Aerotransportes Entre Rios, went missing during a flight across the Andes with six crew members on board.
The flight departed Montevideo, Uruguay, carrying 28 tonnes of meat, destined for Santiago de Chile. Last radar contact was after the aircraft had passed the Argentine, Chile border town of Las Cuevas.

Alan Hiatt ( found a debris field that could be this aircraft on Google Earth. Coordinates are 33 53.661 S 69 32.244 W, Imagery date 2/7/2010 , elevation 9633 ft.

» La Nacion 22 July 1972, p24
» El Litoral 22 July 1972, p.1
» El Litoral 21 July 1972, p.1


photo of Canadair-CC-106-LV-JYR
accident date: 20-07-1972
type: Canadair CC-106
registration: LV-JYR

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 Montevideo-Carrasco Airport to Santiago-Pudahuel Airport as the crow flies is 1363 km (852 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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