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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Sunday 19 June 1938
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-118A
Operator:Pan American Grace Airways (Panagra)
Registration: NC14272
C/n / msn: 1305
First flight: 1934
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mt Mercedario (   Chile)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Santiago-Los Cerrillos Airport (ULC/SCTI), Chile
Destination airport:Arica-Chacalluta Airport (ARI/SCAR), Chile
Narrative:
The Douglas DC-2, named "Santa Lucia", crashed in the Andes mountains. The wreckage was found in February 1941 by indians.

Sources:
» El Littoral
» Folha da Noite 20 June 1938


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Distance from Santiago-Los Cerrillos Airport to Arica-Chacalluta Airport as the crow flies is 1679 km (1050 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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