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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Date:Monday 28 April 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54Q (DC-4)
Operator:Transportes Aéreos Kantuta - Trak Airways
Registration: CP-1351
MSN: 10851
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Río Beni (   Bolivia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
In-flight fire; crashed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Carburettor failure associated with the filtering of fuel in the integral fuel tanks.


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