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Fecha:lunes 29 noviembre 2021
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-4B5F
Operador:Kalitta Air
Registración: N705CK
Numéro de série: 26413/1286
Año de Construcción: 2001-09-19 (20 years 3 months)
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney PW4056
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Ubicación:between Santiago and Miami, FL (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL/SCEL), Chile
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:K4538A
Kalitta Air flight K4538A, a Boeing 747-4B5F, lost a panel during a cargo flight from Santiago, Chile, to Miami, Florida, USA.
During a post flight inspection a panel appeared missing and top pieces of the right flap and the connecting rod were damaged, along with a hole in the fuselage.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA22LA038
Language: English



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line is connecting ADS-B datapoints from Flightradar24.
Distance from Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 6638 km (4149 miles).

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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