ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3) CC-CLH-0184 Porvenir Airport (WPR)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Saturday 29 May 1954
Time:09:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Operator:LAN Chile
Registration: CC-CLH-0184
MSN: 11883
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 26
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 29
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Porvenir Airport (WPR) (   Chile)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Punta Arenas-Carlos Ibañez Airport (PUQ/SCCI), Chile
Destination airport:Porvenir-Capitán Fuentes Martínez Airport (WPR/SCFM), Chile
Narrative:
Ran off runway while landing in strong winds and caught fire.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» ICAO Circular 39-AN/34 (174)
» La Nación - 30 May 1954, p.10


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Distance from Punta Arenas-Carlos Ibañez Airport to Porvenir-Capitán Fuentes Martínez Airport as the crow flies is 45 km (28 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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