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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Date:Tuesday 8 April 1930
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor
Operator:Tri-Motor Safety Airways
Registration: R-148
C/n / msn: 5-AT-063
First flight: 1929-07-16 (9 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Buenos Aires (   Argentina)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor named "Salta" crashed. Parts were used to rebuild a damage Tri-Motor of LAN Chile (Nr .2).

» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins


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