Accident description
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 12 February 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Aero Aysen
Registration: CC-CBT
C/n / msn: 14727/26172
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Puerto Montt (   Chile)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A rough running no. 1 engine was shut down at 5500 feet, 35min after take-off. METO power was set on the remaining engine. This engine began to vibrate a short while later, followed by an explosion. The crew had to ditch the DC-3.

Classification:
Ditching

Sources:
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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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.
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