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Last updated: 19 November 2018
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Datum:Samstag 27 Oktober 1951
Zeit:ca 19:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea Guatemalteca
Kennzeichen: 0961
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 23
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 26 / Insassen: 28
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2 km (1.3 Meilen) von Flores-Santa Elena Airport (FRS) (   Guatemala)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Flores-Santa Elena Airport (FRS/MGFL), Guatemala
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Crashed following cabin fire. The airplane carried 23 radio reporters who were to cover a military event.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo 29 October 1951, p1
» La Hora 27-10-2000
» Scramble 290


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