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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Friday 3 February 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commado
Operator:Aerolineas Flecha Austral - ALFA
Registration: CC-CDH
C/n / msn: 32940
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:LaYareta Pass (   Chile)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed in mountainous area, injuring all four crew members. The airplane carried a cargo of 5 tonnes of meat.

The identity of thee plane, CC-CDH, has not been confirmed. However, this is the only ALFA C-46 with an unknown fate according to C-46 production lists.

Sources:
» El Litoral 4 February 1967, p2


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