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Datum:Donnerstag 7 September 1972
Zeit:17:57
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:SAVCO - Servicios Aéreos Virgen de Copacabana
Kennzeichen: CP-959
Werknummer: 26903
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Trinidad Airport (TDD) (   Bolivien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Trinidad Airport (TDD/SLTR), Bolivien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The C-46 reached 20 m after a takeoff run of 1200 m (using runway 31) when the no. 1 engine failed. The aircraft banked left, lost height, touched down again and ran through small trees and a fence . The right gear collapsed and the nose hit the ground.



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