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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 4 June 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Paraguaya
Registration: T-49
C/n / msn: 26900/15455
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 31
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Pedro Juan Caballero (   Paraguay)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi International Airport (ASU/SGAS), Paraguay
Destination airport:Pedro Juan Caballero Airport (PJC/SGPJ), Paraguay
Narrative:
Crashed during an emergency landing.

Sources:
» Scramble 308


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Distance from Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi International Airport to Pedro Juan Caballero Airport as the crow flies is 349 km (218 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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