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Accident
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Datum:vrijdag 15 december 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Líneas Aéreas de Nicaragua - LANICA
Registratie: AN-AOE
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Managua-Las Mercedes Airport (MGA) (   Nicaragua)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Managua-Las Mercedes Airport (MGA/MNMG), Nicaragua
Vliegveld van aankomst:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The Curtiss departed Las Mercedes Airport at 11:00 for an IFR cargo flight to Miami. Shortly after takeoff control difficulties forced the crew to return to the airport. On final approach the plane went into a spin and crashed at an angle of 45-50deg on its right wing. A fire erupted.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was attributed to cargo displacement towards the rear of the aircraft during the takeoff run or immediately after taking off."



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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Managua-Las Mercedes Airport en Miami International Airport, FL bedraagt 1629 km (1018 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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