Accident description
Last updated: 30 July 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 7 May 1962
Type:Convair CV-340-54
Operator:LAN Chile
Registration: CC-C-LCA
C/n / msn: 136
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 25
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 30
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) N of Vallenar (   Chile)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Vallenar Airport (VLR/SCLL), Chile
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Force landed following an engine failure. The propeller failed to feather.

Sources:
» Julio Matthei


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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