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Last updated: 26 September 2016
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 10 febrero 1978
Hora:23:20
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Transporte Aéreo Militar Uruguayo - TAMU
Registración: CX-BJH/T-511
Numéro de série: 19301
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 38 / Ocupantes: 38
Total:Fatalidades: 44 / Ocupantes: 44
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:2 km (1.3 milles) de Artigas Airport (ATI) (   Uruguay)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Artigas Airport (ATI/SUAG), Uruguay
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD/SUMU), Uruguay
Descripción:
Crashed soon after takeoff and caught fire.

Fuentes:
» Aviation News 10.03.1978
» El Tiempo 12 Feb 1978


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Distance from Artigas Airport to Montevideo-Carrasco Airport as the crow flies is 494 km (309 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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