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Last updated: 19 February 2019
Date:Friday 20 April 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27A
Operator:Aeronor Chile
Registration: CC-CBR
C/n / msn: 55
First flight: 1959
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Iquique-Cavancha Airport (IQQ) (   Chile)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Iquique-Cavancha Airport (IQQ/SCDA), Chile
Destination airport:?
The aircraft landed back on the runway following lift-off and gear retraction. The F-27 then slid 750 m on its belly before coming to rest in the runway 01 overshoot area.


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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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