ASN Aircraft accident Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation N6901C Callao
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Date:Sunday 6 March 1966
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
MSN: 4015
First flight: 1952
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:SW off Callao (   Peru)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Lima-Callao International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Peru
Destination airport:Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi International Airport (ASU/SGAS), Paraguay
The Super Constellation had to be ditched after three of the fout engines had flamed out. The flight crew was rescued by a fishing vessel.


» La Nación (Santiago) 7 March 1966, p14


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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).

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