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Last updated: 17 October 2017
Fecha:miércoles 21 febrero 1973
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Aerovias Urraca
Registración: HP-560
Numéro de série: 19242
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 22 / Ocupantes: 28
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Cerro Horqueta (   Panamá)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:David-Enrique Malek Airport (DAV/MPDA), Panamá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Changuinola-Cap. Manuel Niño Airport (CHX/MPCH), Panamá
The DC-3 struck the Cerro Horqueta mountain.


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from David-Enrique Malek Airport to Changuinola-Cap. Manuel Niño Airport as the crow flies is 118 km (74 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 4054th loss
  • 1512th accidente fatal
  • 160th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 176th worst accident (actualmente)
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  • 2nd worst accident (a la hora)
  • 3rd worst accident (actualmente)
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