Accident description
Last updated: 21 December 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 6 March 1966
Time:09:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation
Operator:Lineas Aéreas Patagonicas Argentinas
Registration: N6901C
C/n / msn: 4015
First flight: 1952
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:SW off Callao (   Peru)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Lima-Callao International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Peru
Destination airport:Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi International Airport (ASU/SGAS), Paraguay
Narrative:
The Super Constellation had to be ditched following engine trouble. The flight crew was rescued by a fishing vessel.

Classification:
Ditching

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Distance from Lima-Callao International Airport to Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi International Airport as the crow flies is 2518 km (1574 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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