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Datum:donderdag 7 september 1972
Tijd:17:57
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:SAVCO - Servicios Aťreos Virgen de Copacabana
Registratie: CP-959
Constructienummer: 26903
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Trinidad Airport (TDD) (   Bolivia)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Trinidad Airport (TDD/SLTR), Bolivia
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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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