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Last updated: 26 November 2015
Fecha:miércoles 31 octubre 1945
Hora:ca 15:50
Tipo:Latécoère 631
Operador:Air France
Registración: F-BANT
Numéro de série: 2
Año de Construcción: 1945-03-19 (8 months)
Motores: 6 Wright R-2600-A5B Cyclone
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Laguna de Rocha (   Uruguay)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
The propeller of the nr.3 (left hand inboard) engine separated. Debris struck the nr.2 engine and a propeller blade sliced through the fuselage of this flying boat, cutting a hole of almost 3 m. Two passengers were killed and a small fire erupted. The pilot carried out an emergency landing in a lagoon. The Laté 631 operated on a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo and Buenos Aires.

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