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Last updated: 22 October 2016
Datum:Dienstag 15 Dezember 1953
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Kennzeichen: TG-AQA
Werknummer: 33589
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Cerro Tecpan (   Guatemala)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Flug von:Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport, TX (BRO/KBRO), USA
Flug nach:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT), Guatemala
Crashed into an 8000 feet high mountain.

» El Siglo de Torreón 17 December 1953, p10


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport, TX to Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport as the crow flies is 1441 km (900 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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