Narrative:Crashed on the slope of volcano Antisana, altitude of 14,000 feet. The aircraft was transporting equipment to the interior of Ecuador near the Putumayo River. The aircraft burned out.
|Date:||15 MAY 1964|
|Operator:||United States Navy|
|C/n / msn:|| 11918|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7|
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 11 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Antisana Volcano (Ecuador)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport (GYE/SEGU), Ecuador|
|Destination airport:||Palma Roja Airfield, Ecuador|
» The Tuscaloosa News - May 17, 1964
» Merle Webster
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 Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport to Palma Roja Airfield as the crow flies is 493 km (308 miles).
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.