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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 13 January 1948
Time:13:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-5-DO (DC-4)
Operator:Flota Aérea Mercante Argentina - FAMA
Registration: LV-AFG
C/n / msn: 7479
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ponte Galeria (   Italy)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF), Italy
Destination airport:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF), Italy
Narrative:
Crash-landed following an engine fire.

Sources:
» Marco Riva
» L'Unitá 14-1-1948


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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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