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Type:Piper Cub
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Curaray River -   Ecuador
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Disappeared. Wreckage found on sandbank and bodies in river. Five US missionaries murdered and there airplane wrecked by unfriendly Indians. ***Aircraft as "Piper Cub" in one report.

El Informador 12 January 1956, p3***
El Informador 22 January 1956, p3 (photo)

Revision history:

25-Mar-2015 18:13 TB Added
26-Mar-2015 20:15 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Nov-2015 19:31 TB Updated [Source]
28-Nov-2015 21:30 TB Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Nature, Source, Narrative]
28-Nov-2015 21:32 TB Updated [Narrative]
04-May-2018 21:02 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
02-Jun-2018 20:16 TB Updated [Source]

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